Donald Horne Dies: Coined Australia "The Unlucky Country"
Esteemed writer and historian Donald Horne, who coined Australia"The Lucky Country" has died aged 83.
Mr Horne, a staunch republican, wrote The Lucky Country in 1964, questioning many traditional attitudes of Australian society.
He was also the editor of The Bulletin in the early 1960s, and was a long-time academic at the University of New South Wales.
He wrote 24 books, including an autobiographical trilogy, three novels and social criticisms, including The Lucky Country and God is an Englishman.
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