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Australians and the First World War : Local-Global Connections and Contexts

I The AIF: Composition and Contribution Foreign-Born Soldiers in the AIF: Australia’s Multinational Fighting ForceWho Served and Why?Experience at AttestationExperience in ServiceContinuing Issues after the WarConclusionNotesThe Key to Victory: Australia’s Military Contribution on the Western Front in 1918The Context: The British Army’s Response to Deadlock on the Western FrontThe Contribution: The AIF’s Employment of British Technology and TacticsConclusionNotesII Crossing Boundaries: Race, Culture and GenderInternational Encounters in Captivity: The Cross-Cultural Experiences of Australian POWs in the Ottoman EmpireUp Close with the Enemy: Travelling Towards ImprisonmentInternational Intermingling: Life in the Prison CampsOpportunities for Cultural Exchange: Work and LeisureConclusionNotesAustralian Nurses and the 1918 Deolali Inquiry: Transcolonial Racial and Gendered Anxieties in a British Indian War HospitalAustralian Nurses in the First World WarAustralian Nurses at DeolaliThe Deolali AllegationsSociality, Sexuality and RaceConclusionNotesOpportunities to Engage: The Red Cross and Australian Women’s Global War Workof a Global Community: Australian Red Cross and Volunteer Work at HomeInternational Opportunities: Australian Women and Red Cross Work OverseasConclusionNotesIII The War at Home: Politics, People and Historiographical PerspectivesLabour and the Home Front: Changing Perspectives on the First World War in Australian HistoriographyEarly Studies of the War at HomeAustralia in Comparative PerspectiveThe Influence of Labour and Social HistoriesThe Rise of Cultural History and Memory StudiesThe Centenary EffectConclusionNotesAustralian Echoes of Imperial Tensions: Government Surveillance of Irish- AustraliansGrowing Suspicion of the Irish-Australian CommunityThe Irish National Association and the Irish Republican BrotherhoodUnderground Activity of Irish-AustraliansThe Loyalist Response in 1918ConclusionNotesAboriginal Australians and the Home FrontAboriginal People and Military ParticipationIndigenous EmploymentAboriginal Administration during the First World WarAboriginal Australians and Imperial LoyaltyHomecomingsConclusionNotes‘Total war’ in Australia: Civilian Mobilisation and Commitment, 1914-18Social Division and the Repressive StateA History of CommitmentWar and Private Sentiment in AustraliaConclusionNotesIV Cultural Legacies: Remembrance and RepresentationDecentering Anzac: Gallipoli and Britishness, 1916-39Britishness in the Early Twentieth CenturyEarly Responses to the CampaignBritishness, Empire and the First Anzac DayGallipoli and Commemoration in the 1920s and 1930sConclusionNotes“So homesick for Anzac”? Australian Novelists and the Shifting Cartographies of GallipoliBrenda Walker, The Wing of Night (2005)Bruce Scates, On Dangerous Ground: A Gallipoli Story(2012)Fiona McIntosh, Nightingale (2014)ConclusionNotesAustralia’s War through the Lens of Centenary Documentary: Connecting Scholarly and Popular HistoriesWhy Anzac with Sam Neill (2015)Lest We Forget What? (2015)The War that Changed Us (2014)ConclusionNotesSelect Bibliography

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