Joseph Lyons and the management of adversity
Australian Biographical Monographs 1
Paperback, 88 pages
Release Date: November 2016
Joseph Lyons was the 14th Prime Minister of Australia, serving from
1932 until his death in 1939. He had previously been the Premier of
Tasmania. Lyons steered Australia through the turbulent economic and
social years of the Great Depression. His wife, Enid, was subsequently
the first woman elected to the House of Representatives, and the first
female to serve in the Cabinet. Together they had 12 children.
In this book, Kevin Andrews charts the remarkable public leadership of Joseph Lyons in the management of adversity.
Kevin Andrews has been a member of the Australian Parliament since 1991.
He has served as Cabinet Minister in numerous portfolios, most
recently as the Minister for Defence. Kevin has written a number of
books, contributes to the media regularly and publishes a policy
magazine. His most recent book was Maybe ‘I do’ – modern marriage &
the pursuit of happiness.
Table of Contents
2. Adversity and Opportunity
3. Management of Debt
4. Turbulent Times
5. Saving the Nation
6. Public Leadership
7. Select Bibliography
This product was added to our catalog on Monday 31 October, 2016.