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Telling Australia's story to the world: The Department of Information 1939-1950

Vickery, Edward Louis

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This study focuses on the organisation and operation of the Australian Government’s Department of Information that operated from 1939 to 1950. Equal weighting is given to the wartime and peacetime halves of the Department’s existence, allowing a balanced assessment of the Department’s role and development from its creation through to its abolition. ...

dc.contributor.authorVickery, Edward Louis
dc.date.accessioned2009-10-27T05:37:52Z
dc.date.accessioned2011-01-04T02:36:04Z
dc.date.available2009-10-27T05:37:52Z
dc.date.available2011-01-04T02:36:04Z
dc.date.created2003-08
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/49256
dc.identifier.urihttp://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/49256
dc.description.abstractThis study focuses on the organisation and operation of the Australian Government’s Department of Information that operated from 1939 to 1950. Equal weighting is given to the wartime and peacetime halves of the Department’s existence, allowing a balanced assessment of the Department’s role and development from its creation through to its abolition. ...
dc.language.isoen
dc.rights.uriThe Australian National University
dc.subjectDepartment of Information
dc.subjectAustralian government
dc.subjectAustralian public service
dc.subjectpropaganda
dc.subjectadvertising
dc.subjectbroadcasting
dc.subjectABC
dc.subjectRadio Australia
dc.subjectdocumentary film
dc.subjectmedia
dc.subjectnewspapers
dc.subjectWorld War II
dc.titleTelling Australia's story to the world: The Department of Information 1939-1950
dc.typeThesis (PhD)
dcterms.valid2003
local.description.refereedyes
local.type.degreeDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)
dc.date.issued2003-08
local.contributor.affiliationFaculty of Arts, School of Social Sciences
local.contributor.affiliationThe Australian National University
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