Leaders and Political Culture: The Development of the Queensland Premiership, 1859-2009 (Report)
Queensland Review 2009, Feb, 16, 1
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Introduction The personal and political styles of leaders have long fascinated historians, biographers and political scientists eager to unravel the intricate nature of leadership and its impact on history. While some subscribe to the 'Great Man' theory that alleges that leaders' individual characters alone determine events, others believe in a 'materialist' conception where the prevailing socio-economic forces of the day shape history. (1) The truth is probably a combination of the two. While leaders and events are primarily a function of environments, it will undoubtedly be leaders' individual characters that determine the finer details of history.
- 2,99 €
- Category: History
- Published: 01 February 2009
- Publisher: University of Queensland Press
- Print Length: 37 Pages
- Language: English