Australians and the First World War: Local-Global by Kate Ariotti,James E. Bennett

By Kate Ariotti,James E. Bennett

This publication contributes to the worldwide flip in First global struggle stories via exploring Australians’ engagements with the clash throughout assorted limitations and by means of situating Australian voices and views inside broader, extra complicated contexts. This assorted and multifaceted assortment comprises chapters at the composition and contribution of the Australian Imperial strength, the studies of prisoners of conflict, nurses and pink go staff, the resonances of abroad occasions for Australians at domestic, and the cultural legacies of the struggle via remembrance and illustration. The local-global framework offers a clean lens wherein to view Australian connections with the nice struggle, demonstrating that there's nonetheless a lot to be stated approximately this cataclysmic occasion in glossy history.

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