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Dr John Hirst

BA, PhD (Adelaide)

Elected: 1986

Discipline: History

Specialisation: history, Australia, Civics, federation, film

Date of Passing: 03/02/2016

Appointments

  • Member, Prime Minister's Republic Advisory Committee 1993
  • Chair, Commonwealth Civics Education Group 1997 - 2004
  • Member, Film Australia Board 1999 - 2008
  • Council member National Museum of Australia 2003 - 2009.

Publications

  • John Hirst (2010) Looking for Australia. Melbourne: Blackinc.
  • John Hirst  (2009)  The Shortest History of Europe. Melbourne: Blackinc.
  • John Hirst (2007) The Australians: Insiders and Outsiders on the national character since 1770. Melbourne: Blackinc.
  • John Hirst (2006) Sense and Nonsense in Australian History. Melbourne: Blackinc.
  • John Hirst (2002) Australia's Democracy: a short history. Sydney: Allen and Unwin.
  • John Hirst (2000) The Sentimental nation: the making of the Australian Commonwealth. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
  • John Hirst (1992) The World of Albert Facey. Sydney: Allen and Unwin.
  • John Hirst (1988) The Strange Birth of Colonial Democracy: New South Wales 1848-1884. Sydney: Allen and Unwin.
  • John Hirst (1983) Convict society and its enemies: a history of early New South Wales. Sydney: Allen and Unwin.

Contact

Contact Information

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