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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Birth of a nation

    • Troy Bramston
    • 14 May 2006

    Troy Bramston takes a closer look at America’s founding fathers in Gore Vidal’s Inventing a Nation: Washington, Jefferson, Adams.

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    Piety parodied

    • Peter Pierce
    • 14 May 2006

    Peter Pierce identifies a salutary failure in Rowan Metcalfe’s Transit of Venus.

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    The politics of aid

    • Francesca Beddie
    • 14 May 2006

    Francesca Beddie discovers much of interest in Daniel Oakman’s Facing Asia: A History of the Colombo Plan.

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    Book reviews

    • Lee Beasley, Kathryn Page, Matthew Lamb, Steve Gome
    • 14 May 2006

    Reviews of the books In Tasmania; Women and media: International perspectives; Havoc, in its third year and The Tomb in Seville.

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    Movie reviews

    • Allan Thomas, Zane Lovitt, Lucille and Juliette Hughes, Siobhan Jackson, Allan James Thomas
    • 14 May 2006

    Reviews of the films Oldboy, Bride and Prejudice, The Illustrated Family Doctor and House of Flying Daggers.

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    Debates and discourses

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 14 May 2006

    In our house, we’ll continue to tolerate each other’s programs up to the point of nausea or embarrassment. We’ll be able to watch the animal documentaries, Media Watch, and Roy and H. G.’s new Memphis Trousers Half Hour.

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    Taxi cab tales

    • Brian Matthews
    • 14 May 2006

    Cab cultures, not to mention the cabbies themselves, vary widely around the world. The Australian habit of hopping into the front seat with the hack and exchanging a cheery word is not generally welcome in Paris.

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    Loves Labor lost

    • Michael McGirr
    • 14 May 2006

    Ross McMullins’ So Monstrous a Tragedy: Chris Watson and the world’s first national labour government is reviewed by Michael McGirr.

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    Deathly silence

    • Celia Conlan
    • 14 May 2006
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    Celia Conlan reviews Stephanie Bennett’s The Gatton Murders.

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    All that jazz

    • Christopher Heathcote
    • 14 May 2006

    Television’s engagement with the arts.

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    Thoughtful reflection

    • Andrew McGowan
    • 14 May 2006

    Andrew McGowan on Peter Carnley’s Reflections in glass: Trends and tensions in the contemporary Anglican church.

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    The end of a friendship

    • Matthew Lamb
    • 14 May 2006

    Matthew Lamb on the great dispute: Sartre and Camus: A Historic Confrontation and Camus and Sartre: The Story of a Friendship and the Quarrel that Ended It.

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