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Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton AO

MA, DPhil (Oxford), HonDUniv (Murdoch), FAHA

Elected: 1976

Discipline: History

Specialisation: history, Australia, museums, environment, politics

Date of Passing: 04/09/2015

Appointments

  • Council Member, Australian National Maritime Museum
  • Visiting Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford
  • Chair, National Centre for Excellence, Western Australian Maritime Museum.

Awards

1984 Officer of the Order of Australia; 2001 Centenary Medal; 2006 Citizen of the Year (Western Australia)

 

Publications

Among the more significant:

1963: A Thousand Miles Away: a History of North Quuensland to 1920; 1966 The Passing of the Irish Act of Union; 1972 A Fine Country to Starve In; 1973: Britain's Legacy Overseas; 1981: Spoils and Spoilers: Australians Make Their Environment; 1988/1995:The Oxford History of Australia  (Volume 5); 2001: Edmund Barton:The One Man for the Job; 2008 Land of Vision and Mirage: Western Australia from 1826

Contact

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Contact Information

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