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Christopher Reynolds


Christopher Reynolds

Christopher Reynolds


Christopher Reynolds is a true Australian polymath.  His new book: What a Capital Idea – Australia 1770-1901 is a controversial, enlightening and exciting new publication.

Dr. Christopher Reynolds stands as a towering figure in the realm of Australian history, renowned for his profound insights into the colonial period and its lasting impact on the nation. With a career marked by rigorous scholarship and meticulous research, Reynolds has played a pivotal role in reshaping our understanding of Australia's past.

Chris's career has spanned high school teaching, a Bachelor of Divinity at Melbourne University (studying philosophy, theology, ancient history, biblical studies, Greek and Hebrew) a PhD at Claremont College, (political science, political philosophy, constitutional law and ethics). He went on to hold positions with the U.S. Congress and Senate, working in the senior position of Senior Professional Stall for the Senate Committee on the Judiciary and the House Committee on Children, Youth and Families. He wrote Mitch McConnell’s first legislation. Returning to Australia, Dr. Reynolds took up the position of Executive Officer for the New South Wales Minister of Roads, Ports, Public Works and Darling Habour. Moving to the private sector, he wrote the Grim Reaper AIDS Campaign and then, working for Network Communications, had contracts with five of the divisions of BHP. He then became the Executive Director for the World Trade Centre, Sydney.

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