Publication Date: Nov 2016
RRP: $34.95
ISBN: 9781925495102
Format: Paperback
Size: 153mm x 234mm
Pages: 272
Category: Australian History, History

Beyond Gallipoli

New Perspectives on ANZAC

Edited by Raelene Frances and Bruce Scates

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Much of the scholarship on the Great War, and especially the Dardanelles/Çanakkale 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 here 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

  • Jessie Birkett-Rees
  • Frank Bongiorno
  • Kevin Fewster, AM
  • Bill Gammage AM
  • Janda Gooding
  • Paul Gough
  • Andrew Hoskins
  • A. Candan Kirişci
  • Raynald Harvey Lemelin
  • Jenny Macleod
  • Sharon Mascall-Dare
  • Jock Phillips
  • Peter Pierce
  • Robin Prior
  • Matthew Ricketson
  • Tom Sear
  • Gizem Tongo

Raelene Frances and Bruce Scates

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 has also co-edited several collections of essays on Australian and New Zealand history, including 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), A New Australia (1997), The Cambridge History of the Shrine of Remembrance (2009) and Women and the Great War (co authored with Raelene Frances) which won the NSW Premier’s History Award. He is the lead author of Anzac Journeys (short listed in the Ernest Scott Prize 2014), World War One: A History in 100 Stories (2015) and The Last Battle: A History of Soldier Settlement in Australia (2016). He is currently leading an international team investigating the history of Anzac Day. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia and chaired the Military and Cultural History panel advising the Australian Anzac Centenary Board.