Economic Growth and Institutional Reform in Modern Monarchies and Republics: A Historical Cross‐Country Perspective 1820‐2000

“Monarchs share one important feature, which is unobtainable by ordinary politicians: their time horizon when considering public action by definition extends to the rest of their life and probably longer, given their concern for their children and perhaps also for the preservation of the monarchy”

The Queen’s Other Realms: The Crown and Its Legacy in Australia, Canada and New Zealand

“Monarchy endures as a constitutional framework for government in more than 20 liberal democratic states, 15 of which share their monarch with the United Kingdom. The current Commonwealth family of 16 crowns, scattered across the globe, is an achievement without parallel in the history of international relations or constitutional law”

Royal Visits to Australia

“There are many ways to shine light on the story of a nation. This book looks at Australia from the 1860s to the 2010s through the prism of royal tours-in the hope of finding something new about the country and its culture”

In Defence of Australia’s Constitutional Monarchy

“As there were differences of opinion amongst republicans on what form an Australian republic should take, there were different perceptions amongst monarchists on what formed the modern day structures of Australia’s Constitutional Monarchy”

The Sovereign and the Commonwealth

“The British people are bound to see the monarchy in a different light from that of the peoples of overseas realms”

Loyal to the Crown: shifting public opinion towards the monarchy in Australia

“Successive surveys in Australia have shown increasing levels of support for the monarchy after a long period where support for the same was widely seen to be in an inexorable decline. This perception remains in spite of evidence to contrary, notably the failure of the 1999 referendum to replace the Queen with a Republican government”