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Rebel Journalism
The Writings of Wilfred Burchett

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John Pilger, Gavan McCormack
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  • Date Published: November 2007
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521718264

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  • This book is an anthology of the writing of Wilfred Burchett, perhaps the greatest journalist and war correspondent Australia has ever produced. He was also one of the most controversial figures of the Cold War, both in Australia and overseas. Burchett published more than 30 books, and this volume brings together extracts from most of these, spanning the entire breadth of his career, from before World War 2, through Hiroshima, Eastern Europe, Korea, Russia, Laos, Cambodia, China, Vietnam, Angola, Rhodesia and other areas from which Burchett reported. The book presents these fields of reportage chronologically, and thus serves not only as a significant historical overview of the period, but also as a reader in Cold War journalism.

    • Otherwise unavailable writing by one of the most important journalists of the twentieth-century
    • The major Cold War conflicts complete within one volume
    • Brings together key extracts from 30 books
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    • Date Published: November 2007
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521718264
    • length: 338 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 138 x 24 mm
    • weight: 0.43kg
    • contains: 10 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Foreword John Pilger
    Foreword Gavan McCormack
    1. The atomic plague [1945]
    2. With Mick Griffith to the Plaine Des Lacs [1941]
    3. Who is Wingate anyway? [1944]
    4. The trial of Cardinal Mindszenty [1951]
    5. Liberty in Eastern Europe [1951]
    6. The microbe war [1953]
    7. Koje unscreened [1953]
    8. The ball-point pen murders [1954]
    9. South of the 17th Parallel [1954]
    10. Front-line village [1959]
    11. Welcome home [1961]
    12. Gagarin: the first interview with Western journalists [1961]
    13. Virgin lands [1962]
    14. Lilac and outer space [1962]
    15. War against trees [1963]
    16. The tragedy of South Vietnam's ethnic minorities [1964]
    17. Interview with General Vo Nguyen Giap (April 13, 1964)
    18. A fortified hamlet [1965]
    19. Patriots and mercenaries [1965]
    20. At ground level [1966]
    21. A spurned olive branch [1967/1977]
    22. Personal leader [1968]
    23. The tet of peace [1973/1977]
    24. 'Something from nothing' township [1976]
    25. Evaluating the past [1976]
    26. Mercenaries: British export model [1977]
    27. The Geneva conference [1978]
    28. How to be a good Khmer Rouge [1981]
    29. China prepares to attack Vietnam [1981]
    30. Afterword [1983].

  • Editors

    George Burchett
    George Burchett was born in Hanoi, Vietnam, in 1955 of an Australian father (journalist Wilfred Burchett) and Bulgarian mother. He grew up in Moscow, Russia; Phnom Penh, Cambodia and Paris, France. He studied at Lycée Janson de Sailly in Paris and at the Fine Arts Academy in Sofia, Bulgaria where he completed his Masters in Mural Art. In 1985 he moved to Australia with his artist wife Ilza and their son Graham. Their first six months in Australia were spent in Maningrida, Arnhem Land were George worked as Arts & Crafts Advisor to the local Aboriginal community. Since settling in Sydney, George Burchett has completed numerous arts commissions in Australia and South East Asia and has exhibited his works in various galleries. He also works as a subtitler at SBS Television, Australia's multicultural broadcaster.

    Nick Shimmin
    Dr Nick Shimmin was born in Liverpool, England and moved with his family to Sydney in 1969. Educated at school and university in Sydney, he returned to England in 1985 to study for a doctorate at the University of Lancaster. He completed a thesis on the Manx writers T. E. Brown and Hall Caine in 1989, then returned to Sydney. Since that time he has worked in sales and marketing for Cambridge University Press in Sydney, and also as a subtitling editor for the television arm of the Special Broadcasting Service, where he met George Burchett.

    Foreword

    John Pilger

    Contributors

    John Pilger, Gavan McCormack

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