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Beyond Gallipoli : New Perspectives on Anzac (Paperback)

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Much of the scholarship on the Great War, and especially the Dardanelles/Canakkale campaign, has been viewed through a narrow national prism and focused exclusively on military aspects of the engagement. This new collection of essays offers fresh perspectives from countries on both sides of the trenches of Gallipoli. Examined here are intersections of art and memory and the role that material culture and museums play in the representation and commemoration of war. The ideas and writing draw on fiction, poetry and diaries, as well as new digital media, which together frame the memory of war. Our ongoing encounter with Gallipoli's much-contested landscape takes on new hues and reveals untold stories. Beyond Gallipoli takes an innovative approach to the varied and controversial cultural legacies of an event which continues to shape the identity of Australia, New Zealand and Turkey. Contributors include Jessie Birkett-Rees, Frank Bongiorno, Kevin Fewster, Raelene Frances, Bill Gammage, Janda Gooding, Paul Gough, A. Candan Kirisci, Raynald Harvey Lemelin, Jenny MacLeod, Sharon Mascall-Dare, Jock Phillips, Peter Pierce, Robin Prior, Matthew Ricketson, Bruce Scates and Tom Sear. Raelene Frances is Dean of Arts and Professor of History at Monash University. She has published widely on the history of work, women's history, Aboriginal/European contact history, religious and community history and co-edited Labour and the Great War. Her prize-winning books include The Politics of Work, and Women and the Great War (co-authored with Bruce Scates). Her history of prostitution, Selling Sex, was short-listed for the Ernest Scott Prize. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. Bruce Scates is professor of History and Australian Studies at Monash University and Director of the National Centre for Australian Studies. His books include Return to Gallipoli (2006), the Cambridge History of the Shrine of Remembrance (2009) and Women and the Great War (co-authored with Raelene Frances). He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, chaired the Military and Cultural History panel advising the Australian Anzac Centenary Board, and is currently leading an international team investigating the history of Anzac Day.
Number of Pages: 284
Genre: History
Series Title: Australian History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Intl Specialized Book Services
Language: English
Street Date: November 28, 2016
TCIN: 51988343
UPC: 9781925495102
Item Number (DPCI): 248-38-4469
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