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Title Anzac Day then & now / edited by Tom Frame
Published Sydney, N.S.W. : UNSW Press, 2016
Sydney, NSW : NewSouth Publishing, 2016
©2016

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Description xiii, 297 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 24 cm
Series ACSACS series ; 2
ACSACS series ; 2
Contents ANZAC DAY: CONTROVERSY AND CRITICISM / Tom Frame -- PART ONE: FOUNDATIONS: 1 Reflecting on a retrospective / Ken Inglis -- 2 Anzac: Celebration or commemoration? / Gareth Knapman -- 3 The nation's secular requiem / John A Moses -- PART TWO: FEATURES: 4 Naming the day: ANZAC or Anzac? / Robert Nichols and Peter Stanley -- 5 Anzac Day's religious custodians / Michael Gladwin -- 6 Anzac Day and national identity / John Connor -- PART THREE: FRACTURES: 7 Owning Anzac Day: The One Day of the Year / Heather Neilson -- 8 'They've got a right to their feelings': The One Day of the Year reconsidered / Christina Spittel -- 9 The fall and rise of Anzac Day? 1965-1990 /56 / Jeffrey Grey -- PART FOUR: FERVOUR: 10 Best we forget? Poetry and civic performance / Jeff Doyle -- 11 Anzac hymns: Ancient and modern? / Tom Frame -- 12 'Commemorators-in-chief' / Carolyn Holbrook - POSTSCRIPT: 13 Remembering the fallen or reflecting on fallen-ness? / Tom Frame -- APPENDIX 1: Poems -- APPENDIX 2: Hymns
Summary Peter Stanley, Jeffrey Grey, Carolyn Holbrook, Ken Inglis, Tom Frame and others explore the rise of Australia's unofficial national day. Does Anzac Day honour those who died pursuing noble causes in war? Or is it part of a campaign to redeem the savagery associated with armed conflict? Do the rituals of 25 April console loved ones? Or reinforce security objectives and strategic priorities? Contributors explore the early debate between grieving families and veterans about whether Anzac Day should be commemorated or celebrated, the resurgence in support in recent decades, popular culture's reflection on the day and the increasing profile of political leaders in public commemorations
Analysis Australian
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 277-297)
Notes Also issued online
Subject World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Turkey -- Gallipoli Peninsula -- Influence.
Anzac Day -- History.
Memorialization -- Australia.
Nationalism and collective memory -- Australia.
Australia -- Historiography.
Genre/Form History.
Author Frame, T. R. (Thomas R.), 1962- editor
LC no. 2015463550
ISBN 9781742234816 :
Other Titles Anzac Day then and now