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Hereafter: Memory, Commemoration, and the Great War at the Australian War Memorial in the Interwar Period

McKinnon, Alexandra


This thesis considers how families engaged with memory-making and with the state in the aftermath of the Great War, focusing on engagement between Australian families and the Australian War Memorial in the interwar period. In Australia, the process of writing the official histories of the Great War began soon after the Armistice, drawing from the letters, diaries, and documents of those who had experienced the conflict. From 1927 to the mid-1930s, the Memorial actively reached out to families...[Show more]

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Date published: 2021
Type: Thesis (MPhil)
DOI: 10.25911/NBDP-P290


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