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Incorrigible Optimist, Evans,  Gareth
Incorrigible Optimist
Gareth Evans

Hardback $49.99 - Melbourne University Press
Biography & Memoir - Published: 2/Oct/2017 - ISBN: 9780522866445

A colourful and central figure in Australian politics for two decades, Gareth Evans has also been applauded worldwide for his contributions, as Foreign Minister and later in international roles, to conflict resolution, genocide prevention and curbing weapons of mass destruction. In his memoir Evans looks back over the highs and lows of his public life as a student activist, civil libertarian, law reformer, industry minister, international policymaker, educator and politician. He explains why it is that, despite multiple disappointments, he continues to believe that a safer, saner and more decent world is achievable, and why, for all its frustrations, politics remains an indispensable profession for idealists.

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