LIVING BY OUR WITS: A Selection of Speeches

By: Jones, Barry O.

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v. + 70pp., illustrated throughout: b/white halftone plate author portrait, plus sketch-drawings by Rod Gregory. Saddle-stitched, staplebound format. Staples tight, and very slightly rusted. Illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped only. Textblock unmarked. This title consists of a selection of speeches given by Barry O. (Owen) Jones (b. 1932) during 1984 and 1985 when he was Australia's Federal Minister for Science. The speeches are titled: Sleepers, Wake! The Importance of Science. Antarctica Under Threat. Still the Lucky Country? The Information Revolution and its Implications for Job Creation. Time Use and The Arts in an Age of Leisure. The Aims of the Commission for the Future. Australia - Where is it going and who gets to go? Abstracts of Speeches. Book weight approx. 195g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.

Title: LIVING BY OUR WITS: A Selection of Speeches

Author Name: Jones, Barry O.

Categories: Social Sciences, Australiana,

Edition: Reprint (with corrections)

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T., Australia, Australian Government Publishing Service: 1986

ISBN Number: 0644047046

ISBN Number 13: 9780644047043

Binding: Softcover (Staple-bound)

Book Condition: Very Good +

Size: 8vo - (approx. 25cm x 17.5cm)

Seller ID: 013749

Keywords: Australia, Sociology, Social Changes, Speeches (Transcripts), Social Conditions, Jones, Barry O. (Barry Owen), 1932-