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Australia's Rural Reconstruction Commission

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ISBN-10: 383836452X

ISBN-13: 9783838364520

Edition: N/A

Authors: Troy Whitford

List price: $84.00
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Between 1943 and 1946 the Rural Reconstruction Commission conducted the most ambitious public inquiry thus far held in Australia into agricultural production and resource management, agricultural commodity marketing and rural lifestyles. This book analyses that process, examining the circumstances in which the Commission was established, as well as the competing and mutating agendas of ministers, bureaucrats and commissioners. Historians have depicted commissioners as prisoners of the idealistic, Keynesian mindset associated with the Department of Post-War Reconstruction, but this book contends that the Commission's two dominant members-neither of whom was a professional economist-were…    
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Book details

List price: $84.00
Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.42" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English