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Dictionary of World Biography

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Dictionary of World Biography
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Publisher: ANU Press
ISBN/ASIN: 1925021459
Number of pages: 934

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Mahatma Ghandi to Madonna, Jesus Christ to Jimmy Carter from a Non-American and Non-European veiwpoint. Jones is an Australian politician, writer and lawyer, born in Geelong, educated at Melbourne University. He took a leading role in reviving the Australian film industry, abolishing the death penalty in Australia, and was the first politician to raise public awareness of global warming...

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