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The Australian people and the Great War

by Michael McKernan

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Published by Thomas Nelson in West Melbourne, Vic .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Australia.,
    • Australia -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      Statement[by] Michael McKernan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU116 .M43
      The Physical Object
      Pagination242 p. :
      Number of Pages242
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3821357M
      ISBN 100170057658
      LC Control Number81130858
      OCLC/WorldCa8347406

      Voss, a fictionalised account of the Australian expeditions of explorer Ludwig Leichardt, won its author the inaugural Miles Franklin Award in , and is listed on pretty much every “Best Australian Book” list there is. But although White is Australia’s only Nobel Laureate in Literature (winning in ), for decades it has been popular. Surviving the Great War is the first detailed analysis of the little-known story of Australians in German captivity in the First World War. By placing the hardships of prisoners of war in a broader social and military context, this book adds a new dimension to the national wartime experience and challenges popular representations of Australia's.

        Libby Gleeson, (Australia’s Great War #5), Scholastic Australia, 1 Feb , pp., $ (pbk), ISBN: is the fifth book in the series Australia’s Great War and covers the final year of World War I through the eyes of Ned, a young Australian stationed in France. The story begins in the middle of the battle of Villers-Bretonneux, a decisive conflict in early . The Great War marked one small step on the long road to equality. Children. Children are generally left out of accounts of the Great War—the last time they were accorded a chapter in a general history of the war was in Michael McKernan’s The Australian People and the Great War, re-published recently as Australians at Home.

        The first published book of the series Australia and the War in the Air, written by Dr Michael Molkentin, UNSW Canberra Alumnus and high school history teacher, was available at . "A large military book on a rarely covered topic studing the use, tactics, guns of the Australian Artillery during WW1." The Great War confronted Australia’s fledgling field and garrison artillery forces with a seemingly insurmountable challenge: to rapidly raise, prepare, deploy and engage in history’s most lethal war .


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The Australian people and the Great War. [Michael McKernan] -- World War I (1) - Gallipoli - Churches and the war - Empire loyalty - Women at war - Sport and war in Australia - Australia Imperial Forces abroad - German Australians - Rural Australia and the war.

The Australian People and the Great War tells of the experiences of Australian men, women and children away from the fighthing front, and of how they coped during the long war years. It is the story of those who stayed ate home,of city and country, schools and churches,of German Australians, and of Australian soldiers in Britain.

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Fascinating account of a nation at war like the 13 year old girl who knitted pair of socks 20 Bonnets 3 balaclavas 4 vests and 30 mittens and on the tragic side the hated call of the clergy for any reason.

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Surviving the Great War is the first detailed analysis of the little-known story of Australians in German captivity in the First World War. By placing the hardships of prisoners of war in a broader social and military context, this book adds a new dimension to the national wartime experience and challenges popular representations of Australia's involvement in the First World War.

Pegram firmly positions the experiences of Australian Western Front prisoners of war within Australian and international military and captivity historiography. His sound scholarship is enhanced by deep archival work and statistical analysis.

Surviving the Great War is balanced, nuanced, and well-written/5(1).The Australian people and the Great War / Michael McKernan Collins Sydney ; London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further.

This is the final instalment of the World War I centennial anniversary series called Australia’s Great War, and what a marvellous group of books they are. Inwe follow the steps of Ned, who is 17 turn and his friends who joined the Coo-ees march from Gilgandra in NSW to the French battlefields around Villers Bretonneux and Amiens.

This book is an elegant and evocative cultural history that explores the meanings, for ordinary Australians, of loss and memory during the First World War.

It tells the moving and often poignant. It presents cutting-edge scholarship on the impact of the Great War on Australian society and on the war's commemorative landscape and legacy, which, in Australia today, are both more pronounced and more contested than anywhere else on earth.

Australia in the Great War (Book): Payton, Philip: This is a compelling history of Australia and its people during the global conflict of It charts the experiences of ordinary men and women against a backdrop of momentous events on the international stage, and shows how war helped shape an emerging Australian national identity.

It spans the heady days of Augustwhen. Author McKernan, Michael Subjects World War (); Australia - History - ; World War, - Australia. Summary World War I (1) - Gallipoli - Churches and the war - Empire loyalty - Women at war - Sport and war in Australia - Australia Imperial Forces abroad - German Australians - Rural Australia and the war.

The final year of the First World War was also the one in which Australia had its greatest influence on international affairs.

It was the war that changed us, and was the year that made us. Joan Beaumont’s new book Broken Nation: Australians in the Great War provides a strong insight into both Australia’s role in World War One and life on the home front.

Prices (including delivery) for The Australian People and the Great War. ISBN:. Winner of the inaugural Prime Minister's Prize for History, The Great War is Les Carlyon's extraordinary account of the Anzacs on the Western Front from to /5(1).Broken Nation was one of those books and offers a rare comprehensive account of the involvement and battles of Australian Forces, as well as what the war meant for Australia at home.

Joan Beaumont is Professor of History at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University.Australia’s role in the First World War, or the Great War as it was known untilis central to the development of modern Australia’s vision of itself in the world.

In many ways, it has served to create what is in some ways a second founding of the nation in the Gallipoli campaign and on the battlefields of France and Belgium.