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Nation oder Commonwealth? Der gefallene Soldat und die nationale Identitat

Beaumont, Joan


The traumatic experience of World War I gave birth to a foundational narrative in Australia, the Anzac 'legend'. Anchored in the memory of the landing at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915, 'Anzac' was in many ways an articulation of what was seen as the distinctive qualities of Australian masculinity and society, however, it also had many resonances with the European cult of the fallen soldier: in particular, its identification with nationalism, it celebration of the volunteer tradition and its...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Book chapter


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