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Buckley's! : Ken Buckley; historian, author and civil libertarian : an autobiography / Ken Buckley
Bib ID 4391443
Format BookBook
Author
Buckley, Ken (Kenneth Donald), 1922-2006
 
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Description Leichhardt, N.S.W. : A&A, 2008 
373 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 0975786482
9780975786482
Summary

Summary: "Buckley's! Ken Buckley gives a candid and vividly lived-in account of his professional and personal life, revealing his vulnerabilities as well as his unswerving commitment to "natural justice". His autobiography is published posthumously by his widow, Berenice Buckley, also a CCL founding member and active worker for immigrant rights and social diversity. Says Berenice, 'Ken was a more complex man than often showed up-front. He had a sharp-and often rashly interventionist!-sense of justice, a formidable and driving intellect and a robust, highly infectious sense of humour. I want people to see, and perhaps be inspired by, the man behind the accolades and the brickbats gathered over his long career as a soldier, historian, teacher and political activist.' In his foreword to Buckley's! The Honourable Justice Michael Kirby says, 'Ken always confronted injustice-barging in where most prudent angels would fear to tread. Every free society needs people like him.'--Publisher description.

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  • Machine derived contents note: Introduction The Hon Justice Michael Kirby AC CMG 3
  • One A Bastard After All 15
  • Two 'How's the Sole Of Your Boot, Sir?' 20
  • Three A Good Tackler 24
  • Four 'Back to School, Son' 29
  • Five Cambridge and Communism 38
  • Six Hell's Own Special Brew 46
  • Seven Bulgarian Dream 58
  • Eight Greek Tragedy 66
  • Nine Back to University 88
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Buckley, Ken (Kenneth Donald), 1922-2006.  |  Historians -- Australia -- Biography.  |  Political activists -- Australia -- Biography.
Available From A&A Book Publishing, PO Box 449 Leichhardt NSW 2040 

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