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ADB volume 19

Monday 29 March 2021

Volume 19 of the Australian Dictionary of Biography, consisting of concise biographies of 680 individuals who died between 1991 and 1995 (already published on the ADB website) is now available as a hardcopy from ANU Press. The first of two volumes for the 1990s, the book presents a colourful montage of late twentieth-century Australian life, containing the biographies of significant and representative Australians.

Click here to purchase a copy.