By Peter Coleman
‘H.W. Arndt has been Australia’s major student of Asian monetary improvement for over thirty years’ - Former global financial institution President James D Wolfensohn. The yr of Heinz Wolfgang Arndt’s beginning, 1915, used to be no longer a great time for a German boy to be born. His kingdom was once quickly to be defeated in a very good struggle, his tuition years have been shadowed by way of the increase of Hitler. but whilst Heinz’s long-buried Jewish history led his educational father to lose his chair in chemistry and flee to Oxford, Heinz undefined. As Heinz placed it, the calamity of Hitler’s upward push to energy led him to ‘the exceptional luck of an Oxford schooling and a existence spent in England and Australia.’ This was once a guy of inexhaustible strength and optimism, who lower back from months in the back of barbed cord interned in Canada to jot down a old classic—The fiscal classes of the Nineteen-Thirties. He seized the potential of an unforeseen activity supply to trigger along with his younger relations for Sydney the place he quick tested himself as a number one authority at the Australian banking process, launched into his fifty yr occupation as a proficient college instructor and loved the 1st of many full of life forays as a public highbrow. however it used to be on the ANU that Heinz took the daring step which led him to turn into the Grand previous guy of Asian Economics. In 1966, simply after the Sukarno coup and the yr of dwelling dangerously, he made up our minds the time had come to check the Indonesian economic climate. It took all his appeal, endurance and bold mind to cajole the Indonesians to open their doorways to him. the end result was once a worldleading centre of Indonesian economics which significantly contributed to the advance of recent Indonesia.
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Cole also wrote in support: ‘I think very highly of his work. He has an excellent understanding of the background of English political thought in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries; and he writes good English. He has shown very good capacity as a research student, and in my view his thesis is of admirable quality. ’ Ernest Barker had this to say Mr Arndt has a lively and eager mind; he has a grip of modern philosophy; and he has already covered a wide field. He has the advantage of having combined a previous German training with the Oxford course of ‘Modern Greats’; and he has been able to look at his subject, if I may use that phrase, through both German and through English spectacles—or, in other words, to consider it both from outside and from inside.
ARNDT IN THE INTERNMENT CAMP In the case of dentistry, however, Arndt reported his own case I was taken to the dentist on August 13 with three other internees. There were two cases who had bad holes in their teeth. One had a broken gold filling. I suffered from an abscess. As we came in we were informed by the dentist that he was only allowed to perform extractions. The two internees with bad holes, in spite of the fact that they suffered acute pain and had been wanting to see the dentist for days, thereupon refused to have their teeth extracted and returned without having received any treatment.
Could you please send me a parcel containing food, sewing material, a mirror, soap, toothpaste, my thin combinations, my light brown shoes, cigarettes? We are not allowed any newspapers or BBC news. We therefore know nothing about the war situation. But don’t write about it. He also asked Ruth to send to Science and Society: A Marxian Quarterly in NewYork a biographical note about him to be appended to his forthcoming article, ‘The social outlook of British philosophers’, his Marxising lament for English intellectuals.
Arndt's Story: The Life of an Australian Economist by Peter Coleman