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A.I.Clark: Republican and Colonial Patriot

Citation

Reynolds, H, A.I.Clark: Republican and Colonial Patriot, Project Republic: Plans and Arguments for a New Australia, Black Inc., BT Jones and M McKenna (ed), Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1-6. ISBN 9781863956055 (2013) [Research Book Chapter]

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Copyright 2013 Collection, Benjamin T. Jones & Mark McKenna; individual essays, retained by the authors

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Abstract

Andrew Inglis Clark is not a household name even in his own state of Tasmania. But he was a distinguished member of the impressive generation of colonial politicians who were the founding fathers of federation. Clark's most important contribution was in producing a draft Constitution which, submitted to the 1891 Federal Convention, became the foundation for the final version of the document agreed to at the later conventions of 1897 and 1898. He was also a member of that group of native-born leaders who came to prominence in the late nineteenth century and which included Alfred Deakin, Edmund Barton, Charles Cameron Kingston and John Forrest.

Item Details

Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:Australia, republic
Research Division:History and Archaeology
Research Group:Historical Studies
Research Field:Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
Objective Division:Cultural Understanding
Objective Group:Understanding Past Societies
Objective Field:Understanding Australia's Past
Author:Reynolds, H (Professor Henry Reynolds)
ID Code:120996
Year Published:2013
Deposited By:Office of the School of Humanities
Deposited On:2017-09-06
Last Modified:2017-10-13
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