A biography of a 20th-century Australian historian and an outstanding scholar in the humanities and social science fields, this thorough account highlights the accomplishments of W.K. Hancock. Compelling and informative, this chronicle features the scope of Hancock's work across three continents, including his mission to Uganda on behalf of the British government in 1954, his tracking of British mobilizations during World War II, and his founding of the Australian National University. Illuminating an extraordinary life and career, this examination celebrates the author of Australia.The enterprise had been shrouded in secrecy from the start, so as to make it difficult for legitimate authorities, ... Nor did Hancock care for a proposed deal, that the Commonwealth would withdraw its appeal to the High Court, and pay all costs, anbsp;...
|Title||:||A Three-Cornered Life: The Historian W.K. Hancock|
|Publisher||:||UNSW Press - 2010|