The Costello Memoirs
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BeschreibungIn a political career spanning more than eighteen years, Peter Costello, Australia's longest serving Treasurer, steered the Government through some of its greatest economic and political challenges, paying off Government debt, introducing the GST and fighting five elections. The Costello Memoirs charts the victories and defeats in one man's very public life.
PortraitPeter Costello was Australia's longest serving Treasurer, and Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party from 1994 to 2007. Peter Coleman has been a member of the Federal Parliament (1981-87) and the New South Wales Parliament (1968-78). He is a writer/journalist and has been editor of The Bulletin and Quadrant. His many books include a study of the intellectuals in the Cold War, The Liberal Conspiracy: The Congress for Cultural Freedom and the Struggle for the Mind of Postwar Europe, and the autobiographical Memoirs of a Slow Learner. He was a foundation member of the Australian Council for the Arts (1968-73) and Chairman of the Australian Film and Television School (1971-73). He was Administrator of Norfolk Island (1979-81.) He is Peter Costello's father-in-law.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Melbourne University Press
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2009
Format: epub eBook
Kopierschutz: Adobe DRM