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The Resource The Great War

The Great War

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The Great War
Title
The Great War
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Summary
The legacy of war is complex. From the late twentieth century as we moved closer to the centenary of the start of World War I, Australia was swept by an ‘Anzac revival’ and a feverish sense of commemoration. In this book, leading historians reflect on the commemorative splurge, which involved large amounts of public spending, and also re-examine what happened in the immediate aftermath of the war itself.At the end of 1918, Australia faced the enormous challenge of repatriating hundreds of thousands of soldiers and settling them back into society. Were returning soldiers as traumatised as we think? What did the war mean for Indigenous veterans and for relations between Catholics and Protestants? Did war unify or divide us? The country also faced major questions about its role in the world order that emerged after Versailles. How has the way we commemorate the war skewed our view of what really happened?The Great War reflects on the aftermath of World War I and the commemoration of its centenary. Provocative and engaging essays from a diverse group of leading historians discuss the profound ways in which World War I not only affected our political system and informed decades of national security policy but shaped – and continues to shape - our sense of who we are, for better or worse. This book reminds us that we live with the legacies of war still, in ways we may not see
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History / Australia & New Zealand
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The Great War
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Publication
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ODILO:034300015162
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4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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True
Isbn
9781742244679
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Great War
Publication
Control code
ODILO:034300015162
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781742244679
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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