John Arnold

John Arnold

John Arnold recently retired from Monash University after twenty-three years with the National Centre for Australian Studies. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash. He was the co-editor (with John Hay) of the four-volume Bibliography of Australian Literature (2001–08) and author of The Fanfrolico Press: Satyrs, Fauns and Fine Books (2008). He edits the La Trobe Journal.

John Arnold reviews 'William Lawrence Baillieu: Founder of Australia’s Greatest Business Empire' by Peter Yule

May 2012, no. 341 23 April 2012
John Arnold reviews 'William Lawrence Baillieu: Founder of Australia’s Greatest Business Empire' by Peter Yule
Although William Baillieu was not the founder of the Baillieu dynasty in Australia – that honour belonged to his father and mother, who produced sixteen children after he jumped ship and settled in Queenscliff – it was through him that the family name became a dominant one among the Melbourne Establishment. Six of the sixteen Baillieu siblings were involved in what Peter Yule describes as Aust ... (read more)
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