Macquarie: From Colony to Country
By Harry Dillon, By Peter Butler
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This book is a timely reminder of Lachlan Macquarie's importance to modern Australians 'He was a Christian, a perfect gentleman, and a supreme legislator of the human heart. ...
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Macquarie: From Colony to Country
Random House Australia
1 July 2010
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Author Biography

Peter Butler has had a passion for history since school days in Sydney. He is a professional researcher and has utilised his skills for radio, record companies and TV production houses. He has worked in research projects in most of the Pacific Rim countries, South Africa and the Middle East. antiquities. A former course coordinator and lecturer at CSU, Peter met co-author Harry Dillon while teaching at Bathurst in 2000. Harry Dillon is a lecturer in Journalism with the School of Communication at Charles Sturt University, Bathurst. He has been a full-time academic for the past decade after a 25-year career as a journalist, broadcast producer and editor. He was a journalist on major Sydney metropolitan newspapers and worked for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation for 10 years. He has an Honours degree in history and is currently working towards a Doctorate. He has long been fascinated by historical matters, especially of Australia's colonial period and has been involved in a number of public history projects.