Observing Australia 1959-1999 (Book, 1999) [WorldCat.org]
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Observing Australia 1959-1999

Author: K S Inglis; Craig Wilcox
Publisher: Carlton South, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"Ken Inglis is an Australian historian who, for forty years, has looked with a sharp but sympathetic eye at how Australians came to be who they are. Observing Australia is a collection of his short pieces." "This collection reflects the breadth of Inglis's interests: the making and remaking of Australia nationality, war, memory and ritual; the lives of colleagues such as Manning Clark and Stephen Murray-Smith;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Kenneth Stanley Inglis
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: K S Inglis; Craig Wilcox
ISBN: 0522848664 9780522848663
OCLC Number: 222608663
Description: 272 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Vernacular intellectual / Graig Wilcox --
1. Billy Graham in Australia --
2. Stuart case --
3. Anzac, the substitute religion --
4. Diggers in antiquity --
5. Australia Day --
6. Monuments and ceremonies as evidence for historians --
7. ABC as history --
8. Visions of Australian history --
9. Planning a bicentennial history --
10. Multiculturalism and national identity --
11. Remembering Manning Clark --
12. Right words --
bibliography of K. S. Inglis's writings / Craig Wilcox.
Responsibility: K.S. Inglis ; edited and introduced by Craig Wilcox.

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A collection of pieces by Australian historian Ken Inglis, covering the years 1959-1999. It reflects the breadth of Inglis's interests: the making and remaking of national identity, war, memory and  Read more...

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