The Resource Santamaria : a most unusual man, Gerard Henderson

Santamaria : a most unusual man, Gerard Henderson

Label
Santamaria : a most unusual man
Title
Santamaria
Title remainder
a most unusual man
Statement of responsibility
Gerard Henderson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
B.A. Santamaria was one of the most controversial Australians of our time. An ardent anti-Communist and devout Catholic, he was fiercely intelligent and a natural leader, polarising the community into loyal followers and committed opponents. In the 1940s Santamaria created the anti-Communist organisation 'The Movement'. In the 1950s he was a key figure in the tumultuous split of the Australian Labor Party. He subsequently enjoyed great influence as a public commentator on his television program Point of View and in his weekly column in The Australian. Santamaria had a strong social conscience and spent much of his time helping the underprivileged. Although he began as an advocate and champion of the Catholic Church, he spent much of his last decades opposing some of its activities
Summary
B.A. Santamaria was one of the most controversial Australians of our time. An ardent anti-Communist and devout Catholic, he was fiercely intelligent and a natural leader, polarising the community into loyal followers and committed opponents. In the 1940s Santamaria created the anti-Communist organisation 'The Movement'. In the 1950s he was a key figure in the tumultuous split of the Australian Labor Party. He subsequently enjoyed great influence as a public commentator on his television program Point of View and in his weekly column in The Australian
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10480461
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Henderson, Gerard
Dewey number
324.294
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Santamaria, B. A.
  • Politicians
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a most unusual man
Label
Santamaria : a most unusual man, Gerard Henderson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
505 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780522868586
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780522868586
Label
Santamaria : a most unusual man, Gerard Henderson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
505 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780522868586
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780522868586

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