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The Politics of National Recognition: Honouring Australians in a Post-Imperial World

Fox, Karen; Furphy, Samuel


The announcement in January 2015 that Prince Philip had been chosen to receive an Australian knighthood (an honour which itself had been controversially revived the previous year) sparked a fury of debate about honours, and about the continuance of a British connection in Australia's national life. Such debates were not new, echoing earlier arguments about honours as a national or imperial symbol. Through two related case studies — the Australian honours system and the Australian of the Year...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017-02
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Politics & History
DOI: 10.1111/ajph.12317


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