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Tom Uren


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Autobiography of former Australian Labor Party politician, describes his political achievements and activism, as well as major incidents from his life such as his time as a prisoner of war working on the Burma-Thailand railway. Presents his views of his political comrades and discusses his political and personal philosophy. Indexed.
xii, 500 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 25 cm. #080322 First Edition. (Gift inscription on fep.)
Thomas Uren AC (28 May 1921 – 26 January 2015) was an Australian politician and Deputy Leader of the Australian Labor Party from 1975 to 1977. Uren served as the Member for Reid in the Australian House of Representatives from 1958 to 1990, being appointed Minister for Urban and Regional Development (1972–75), Minister for Territories and Local Government (1983–84) and Minister for Local Government and Administrative Services (1984–87). He helped establish the heritage and conservation movement in Australia and, in particular, worked to preserve the heritage of inner Sydney.
Uren, Tom, 1921-2015. | Australian Labor Party — Biography. | Politicians — Australia — Biography. | Australia — Politics and government. | Australia — Politics and government.

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AuthorTom Uren
Number of pagesxii, 500 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
PublisherRandom House, Australia
Year Published1994 First Edition
Binding Type

Hardcover in Dustjacket

Book Condition

Very Good +

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