Tag Archive: Anzac

What’s Wrong with Anzac?

by Marilyn Lake, Humanities and Social Sciences, La Trobe University

 

New publication What’s Wrong with Anzac? The Militarisation of Australian History, Marilyn Lake and Henry Reynolds with Mark McKenna and Joy Damousi, UNSW Press, 2010.

In recent years Australia has been bombarded with military history across all media: books, radio and TV Read more »

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Assessing and Reassessing Anzac in 2010

by Peter Dean* University of Notre Dame, Australia

Executive summary

  • How we interpret ‘Anzac’ has important ramifications for public policy. The public’s understanding of Anzac has the ability to influence school curricula, bodies such as the National Commission on the Commemoration of the Anzac Centenary, funding to the Australian War Memorial and Read more »

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Education and the Centenary of Anzac

by Peter Dean,* University of Notre Dame, Australia

 

Executive summary

  • In March 2011, the National Commission on the Centenary of Anzac handed over its report to government. The centre piece of its recommendations is a new centre for the study of peace and conflict at ANU.
  • In the lead-up to Ancaz Read more »

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