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Dictionary of World Biography (ANU Lives Series in Biography)

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Dictionary of World Biography (ANU Lives Series in Biography)

English | 988 pages | ANU Press; 8th edition (16 June 2020) | 1760463795 | PDF | 9.34 Mb

For more than 60 years I have worked in short bursts on my magnum opus, the Dictionary of World Biography (DWB). It demonstrates my preoccupation, even obsession, about making sense of the world to myself and sharing those insights with others. The work, inevitably, is highly personal, even semi-autobiographical, projecting my involvement in politics, teaching history, extensive travel, and absorption in music, literature, the arts, religion, philosophy, ethics, and decades of work with a disaster relief organisation and campaigns to reduce blindness.

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