By Maryanne Dever
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"Australia appeared to convey out the worst in Winston Churchill. usually adequate to shape a discernible trend, Australia came across itself at the unsuitable facet of the very qualities-his strength of mind, singleness of function, his refusal to 'give means, in issues nice or small, huge or petty', the facility of his mind's eye to set grim fact at defiance, his mastery of the English language-that made Winston Churchill, because the thinker Isaiah Berlin defined him, 'the saviour of his state, the most important person of his time'.
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Australia and Asia: Cultural Transactions (ConsumAsian Series) by Maryanne Dever