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Australia's Global Memory Footprint: Memorial Building on the Western Front, 1916-2015

Beaumont, Joan

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Shortly after the First World War ended, Australian authorities erected memorials in France and Belgium in memory of the Australian Imperial Force. Decades later, during the so-called 'second generation of memory', Australians again engaged in planting memorials on sites of memory on the Western Front. This article compares the two periods of memorial building, contrasting the sites that were chosen for commemoration and examining what these suggest about the difference between past and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/28758
Source: Australian Historical Studies
DOI: 10.1080/1031461X.2014.998246

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