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Michael Cannon

Michael Cannon was born in Brisbane in 1929. He matriculated at Geelong College at the age of 16, and spent the following decades working on leading daily newspapers including the Melbourne Herald, the Argus, the Age and the Sydney Morning Herald. In the 1960s he was founding editor of the Sunday Observer and Sunday Review. His best-selling historical works included The Land BoomersThe Exploration of Australia, and The Human Face of the Great Depression. He also edited the multi-volume State project Historical Records of Victoria from its original volumes throughout the 1980s.

Michael Cannon

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  • The Vagabond Papers

    Michael Cannon, Robert G. Flippen and Willa McDonald

Events

ANU Meet the Author – Leigh Boucher & Michelle Arrow

Australian National University Cultural Centre, 153 University Avenue, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Leigh Boucher and Michelle Arrow will be in conversation with Frank Bongiorno on their book, with Barbara Baird and Robert Reynolds, Personal Politics Sexuality, Gender and the Remaking of Citizenship in Australia, an insightful...

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