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Jason Shute is an acknowledged expert on immigrant communities in South Australia and on Henry Ayers. He is a graduate of London’s Royal College of Music, where he won a number of prizes and carried out further studies in opera. He has lived with his family in South Australia for nearly two decades where he continues to work as a composer and conductor.
Table of Contents
|Map of the Province of South Australia||p. ix|
|Family Trees||p. x|
|'In search of a place to ascend'||p. 1|
|The Secretary||p. 14|
|Friends when and where you need them||p. 27|
|The Year of Evolutions: taking hold of the reins||p. 41|
|All that glisters...||p. 55|
|A cuckoo in the nest?||p. 68|
|'...into Parliament he shall go!'||p. 77|
|Arrivals and departures||p. 87|
|'Betsey' no longer as free with her favours||p. 99|
|The ins and outs of office: keeping on track||p. 111|
|The cuckoo exercises his wings||p. 120|
|Royal imprimatur||p. 133|
|Slings and arrows||p. 143|
|Home, sweet Home?||p. 157|
|Meanwhile, back in the colony...||p. 174|
|Telegraphs, Honours and the hard slog of government once more||p. 185|
|The Rock||p. 196|
|Career and reputation in tatters?||p. 208|
|A lonely apotheosis: raw young emigrant become Grand Old Man||p. 218|
|Death and resurrection||p. 234|
|Weights, measures and money||p. 247|
|The Westminster system||p. 250|
|The fate of the SAMA||p. 252|
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