James Curran

UNHOLY FURY: WHITLAM AND NIXON AT WAR

2017-04-20T11:34:05+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

As the Nixon White House went increasingly on the defensive in early 1973, reeling from the lethal drip of the Watergate revelations, the first Austraian Labor prime minister in twenty-three years looked to redefine ANZUS and Australia's global stance. In his new book, Unholy Fury the US Alliance and the Whitlam-Nixon Crisis, James Curran draws on [...]

John Curtin and “Greater Britain”

2017-05-10T17:41:46+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Dr James Curran is a senior lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Sydney. His most recent book is Curtin’s Empire (Cambridge University Press, 2011). Dr Curran is also the co-author (with Stuart Ward) of The Unknown Nation: Australia After Empire and author of The Power of Speech: Australian Prime Ministers Defining [...]

Nationhood Before Gough Whitlam: Australia in the 1960s

2017-05-12T12:15:29+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Dr James Curran, a senior lecturer at the University of Sydney, specialises in twentieth century Australian political culture. Dr Stuart Ward held the Keith Cameron Chair of Australian History at University College Dublin (2008-9) and teaches Australian studies and Imperial history at the University of Copenhagen. Stuart Ward and James Curran are the co-authors of [...]