Powell, Alan

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POWELL, Alan. Australian (born New Zealand), b. 1936. Genres: History. Career: Darwin Institute of Technology, Darwin, Australia, senior lecturer in history, 1974-86; University College of the Northern Territory, Darwin, dean of arts, 1986-88; Charles Darwin University, Casuarina, dean of arts, 1989- 92, professor of history, 1993-97, professor emeritus, 1997-. Worked at office jobs; former owner of shops and a trucking business. Publications: Patrician Democrat: The Political Life of Charles Cowper, 1843-1870, 1978; Far Country: A Short History of the Northern Territory, 1982, rev. ed., 2000; The Shadow's Edge: Australia's Northern War, 1988, rev. ed., 1992; (gen. ed.) Northern Territory Dictionary of Biography, Vol. I, 1990; War by Stealth: Australians and the Allied Intelligence Bureau, 1942-1945, 1996; The Third Force: ANGAU's New Guinea War, 1942-1946, 2003. Contributor to books and periodicals. Address: Faculty of Law, Business and Arts, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT 0909, Australia. Online address: [email protected]