Menzies and the 'Great World Struggle': Australia's Cold War 1948-54

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Lowe (history, Deakin U.) finds prime minister Robert Menzies to be the towering figure of the age as he explores the Cold War from Australia's perspective.He pivots on the three themes of the threat of a third world war, the imperatives of Australia's rapid economic development, and the on-going need to define Australia's international identity.

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