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HIST1300 Moncrieff Reading List

Primary Sources for the Historian: An Introduction to Documentary study, 2019/20, Semester 2
Professor Stephen Alford
S.Alford@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

There is no textbook for this stream and you are not expected to purchase any books. However, if you wish to purchase a book that will provide you with an overview of the topic, I recommend Joan Beaumont's Broken nation : Australians in the Great War ISBN: 9781760111304 (paperback); 1760111309 (paperback); 9781741751383 (hbk.); 1741751381 (hbk.) (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2013). I have included the relevant pages for each week in the reading list.

Week 1: Introduction

Required Reading:

Stephen Garton and Peter Stanley, 'The Great War and Its Aftermath' in The Cambridge history of Australia ISBN: 9781107452008 vol. 1 Paperback; 1107452007; 9781107452039 vol. 2 Paperback; 1107452031 Volume 2: The Commonwealth of Australia, ed. by Alison Bashford and Stuart Macintyre, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015), pp. 39-63  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Further Reading:

Joan Beaumont, Broken nation : Australians in the Great War ISBN: 9781760111304 (paperback); 1760111309 (paperback); 9781741751383 (hbk.); 1741751381 (hbk.), (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2014)

Bill Gammage, The broken years : Australian soldiers in the Great War ISBN: 0708102387, (Canberra: ANU Press, 1974)

Jeffrey Grey, 'Cuckoo in the Nest? Australian Military Historiography: The State of the Field', History compass. ISSN: 1478-0542 6 (2008), 455-68

Bart Ziino, 'The First World War in Australian History', Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 47 (2016), 118-34

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Week 2: Special Collections Session

Required Reading:

Joan Beaumont, Broken nation : Australians in the Great War ISBN: 9781760111304 (paperback); 1760111309 (paperback); 9781741751383 (hbk.); 1741751381 (hbk.), (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2014), Chapter 1 '1914: Going to war' pp. 5-54  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

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Week 3: Gallipoli

Required Reading:

Christopher Pugsley,'Stories of Anzac' in Gallipoli : making history ISBN: 0714654620, ed. by Jenny Macleod (New York: Frank Cass, 2004) pp. 44-58 
 

Jenny Macleod, Gallipoli : great battles ISBN: 9780191035227 (e-book), (Oxford: Oxford University Press) Chapter 2 - 'Invasion'   

Alexia Moncrieff, 'Establishing Australian Medical-Military Expertise: The Gallipoli Landings', in Australia and the Great War : identity, memory and mythology ISBN: 9780522867879 (pbk.) : £60.50; 9780522869545 (hbk.) : £80.95; 9780522867886 (ebook), ed. by Michael KJ Walsh and Andrekos Varnava, (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2016). pp. 40-53. (In Minerva)

Further Reading:

Joan Beaumont, Broken nation : Australians in the Great War ISBN: 9781760111304 (paperback); 1760111309 (paperback); 9781741751383 (hbk.); 1741751381 (hbk.), (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2014), Chapter 2 '1915: Gallipoli and Mobilisation at Home' pp. 55-90, 109-37, 149-56

Jenny Macleod, Reconsidering Gallipoli ISBN: 9780719067433 (pbk.); 071906743X (pbk.); 0719067421; 9780719067426, (Mancester: Manchester University Press, 2004)

Robin Prior, Gallipoli : the end of the myth ISBN: 9781742232096 (e-book), (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009)

Michael Tyquin, Gallipoli : the medical war : the Australian Army medical services in the Dardanelles campaign of 1915 ISBN: 0868401897, (Sydney: University of New South Wales Press, 1993).

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Week 4: The Western Front

Required Reading:

Rhys Crawley, 'Marching to the Beat of an Imperial Drum: Contextualising Australia's Military Effort During the First World War', Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X 46 (2015) 64-80

Meleah Hampton, 'The Key to Victory: Australia's Military Contribution on the Western Front in 1918', in Australians and the First World War : local-global connections and contexts ISBN: 9783319515205 (e-book), ed. by Kate Ariotti and James E. Bennett, (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017) pp. 27-46.
 

Alistair Thomson, 'Steadfast until Death? CEW Bean and the Representation of Australian Military Manhood', Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 23 (1989) 462-78

Further Reading:

Joan Beaumont, Broken nation : Australians in the Great War , (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2014), pp.157-76, 181-96, 200-216, 248-58, 263-67, 281-302, 315-29, 335-68, 393-415, 422-26, 435-64, 467-82, 486-98

Janet Butler, '"Very Busy in Bosches Alley": One Day of the Somme in Sister Kit McNaughton's Diary', Health and history ISSN: 1442-1771, 6 (2004) 18-32

Meleah Hampton, Attack on the Somme : 1st Anzac Corps and the Battle of Pozières Ridge, 1916 ISBN: 9781910777657; 191077765X, (Birmingham: Helion, 2016).

Matthew Haultain-Gall, 'Bean, the Third Battle of Ypre and the Australian Narrative of the First World War', Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X 47 (2016) 135-151

Mark Sheftall, 'Mythologising the Dominion Fighting Man: Australian and Canadian Narratives of the First World War Soldier, 1914-39' Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X 46 (2015) 81-99

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Week 5: Captivity

Required Reading:

Kate Ariotti, '"I'm awfully fed up with being a prisoner": Australian POWs of the Turks and the Strain of Surrender', Journal of Australian studies ISSN: 1444-3058, 40 (2016) 276-90

Gerhard Fischer, 'The Governor-General's Apology: Reflections on Anzac Day', Cultural Studies Review, 18 (2012) OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (hew 21/12/2017) 

Aaron Pegram, 'Informing the Enemy: Australian Prisoners and German Intelligence on the Western Front, 1916-1918', First World War studies. ISSN: 1947-5020; 1947-5039, 4 (2013) 167-84

Further Reading:

Kate Ariotti, 'International Encounters in Captivity: The Cross-Cultural Experiences of Australian POWs in the Ottoman Empire' in Australians and the First World War : local-global connections and contexts ISBN: 9783319515205 (e-book), ed. by Kate Ariotti and James E. Bennett, (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017) pp. 47-66

Kate Ariotti and Martin Crotty, 'The Role of Sport for Australian POWs of the Turks during the First World War', The international journal of the history of sport ISSN: 0952-3367, 31 (2014) 2362-74

Joan Beaumont, Broken nation : Australians in the Great War , (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2014), pp. 46-51, 303-5, 549-50

Gerhard Fischer, Enemy aliens : internment and the homefront experience in Australia, 1914-1920 ISBN: 0702221783 (pbk.), (Brisbane: University of Queensland Press, 1989)
 

Aaron Pegram, 'Prisoners of War (Australia)', in 1914-1918-online. International Encyclopedia of the First World War, ed. by Ute Daniel, Peter Gatrell, Oliver Janz, Heather Jones, Jennifer Keene, Alan Kramer, and Bill Nasson, issued by Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin 2015-07-24. DOI10.15463/ie1418.10691.

Kay Saunders, '"The Stranger in Our Gates": Internment Policies in the United Kingdom and Australia During the Two World Wars', Immigrants & minorities. ISSN: 0261-9288, 22 (2003) 22-43

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Week 6: Venereal Disease

Required Reading:

Frank Bongiorno, The sex lives of Australians : a history ISBN: 9781921870668 (electronic bk.); 1921870664 (electronic bk.); 1863955674; 9781863955676; 9781863957076, (Melbourne: Black Inc., 2012) - Chapter 5: 'Tabbies, Amateurs and the Cream of Australian Manhood' 

Lisa Featherstone, Let's talk about sex : histories of sexuality in Australia from federation to the pill ISBN: 9781443827362 (hbk.) : £44.99; 1443827363 (hbk.) : £44.99, (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011) - Chapter 4: 'The Great War on Venereal Disease: Sexuality, Sores and Shaping the Race'   

Judith Smart, 'Sex, the State and the "Scarlet Scourge": Gender, Citizenship and Venereal Disease Regulation in Australia During the Great War', Women's history review. ISSN: 0961-2025, 7 (1998) 5-36

Further Reading:

Joan Beaumont, Broken nation : Australians in the Great War , (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2014), pp. 61-4

Susan Lemar, 'Locating Adelaide Eugenics: Venereal Diseases and the South Australian Branch of the British Science Guild 1911-1914', Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X 28 (2004) 49-60

Susan Lemar, '"Outweighing the Public Weal": The Venereal Diseases Debate in South Australia 1915-1920', Health and history ISSN: 1442-1771, 5 (2003) 90-114

Julie Tisdale, 'Venereal Disease and the Policing of the Amateur in Melbourne During World War I', Lilith: A Feminist History Journal, 9 (1996) 33-54 (in Minerva) OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (hew 21/12/2017) 

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Week 7: Enlistment, Conscription and Propaganda

Required Reading:

Emily Robertson, 'Norman Lindsay and the 'Asianisation' of the German Soldier in Australia during the First World War', The round table. ISSN: 0035-8533: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs, 103 (2014) 211-31

Judith Smart, 'The Right to Speak and the Right to be Heard: Popular Disruption of Conscriptionist Meetings in Melbourne, 1916', Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 23 (1989) 203-19

Bart Ziino, 'Enlistment and Non-enlistment in Wartime Australia: Responses to the 1916 Call to Arms Appeal', Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 41 (2010) 217-32

Further Reading:

Joan Beaumont, Broken nation : Australians in the Great War , (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2014), pp. 20-6, 101-9, 139-49, 219-48, 258-61, 267-73, 309-15, 329-35, 374-89, 415-22

Ina Bertrand, ‘The Victorian Country Vote in the Conscription Referendums of 1916 and 1917: The Case of the Wannon Electorate’, Labour History. ISSN: 0023-6942 26 (1974) 19–31

Joy Damousi, ‘Socialist Women and Gendered Space: The Anti-Conscription and Anti- War Campaigns of 1914–18’, Labour History. 60 (1991) 1–15

Alan D. Gilbert, ‘The Conscription Referenda, 1916–17: The Impact of the Irish Crisis’, Historical studies. ISSN: 0018-2559 0018-2559 z, 14 (1969) 54–72

Jeff Kildea, ‘Australian Catholics and Conscription in the Great War’, Journal of religious history. ISSN: 0022-4227, 26 (2002) 298–313

Michael McKernan, ‘Catholics, Conscription and Archbishop Mannix’, Historical studies, 17 (1977) 299–314

Emily Robertson, 'From the Boer War to the Great War: Atrocity Propaganda and Complex Imperialism at the Westralian Worker 1900-1917' in Australia and the Great War : identity, memory and mythology ISBN: 9780522867879 (pbk.) : £60.50; 9780522869545 (hbk.) : £80.95; 9780522867886 (ebook)y, ed. by Michael KJ Walsh and Andrekos Varnava, (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2016). pp. 54-70.

Emily Robertson, 'A Much Misunderstood Monster: The German Ogre and Australia's Final and Forgotten Recruiting Campaign of the Great War', History Australia, 13 (2016) 351-67 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Jenny Tilby Stock, ‘Farmers and the Rural Vote in South Australia in World War I: The 1916 Conscription Referendum’, Historical studies, 21 (1985) 391–411

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Week 8: Barriers to Military Service

Required Reading:

John Maynard, 'Missing Voices: Aboriginal Experiences in the Great War', History Australia, 14 (2017) 237-49

David Noonan, Those we forget : recounting Australian casualties of the First World War ISBN: 9780522866674 (pbk.) : £45.50, (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2014), Chapter 3 - 'Counting the Diggers (1): Enlistments and Embarkations'  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Melanie Oppenheimer, ‘“The Best P.M. for the Empire in War”? Lady Helen Munro Ferguson and the Australian Red Cross Society, 1914–1920’, Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X 33, (2002) 108– 24

Bruce Scates, 'The Unknown Sock Knitter: Voluntary Work, Emotional Labour, Bereavement and the Great War', Labour History. ISSN: 0023-6942 , 11 (2001) 29-49

Further Reading:

Joan Beaumont, Broken nation : Australians in the Great War , (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2014), pp. 90-101

Joan Beaumont, ‘Whatever Happened to Patriotic Women, 1914–1918?’, Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X 31, no. 115 (October 2000): 273–86

James Bennett, 'Lest We Forget Black Diggers: Recovering Aboriginal Anzacs on Television', Journal of Australian studies ISSN: 1444-3058, 38 (2014) 457-75

Janet Butler, ‘Journey into War: A Woman’s Diary’, Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X 37, (2006) 203-17

Victoria Haskins, 'The Girl Who Wanted to Go to War: Female Patriotism and Gender Construction in Australia's Great War', History Australia, 14 (2017) 169-86 OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (hew 21/12/2017) 

Bart Ziino, 'Eligible Men: Men, Families and Masculine Duty in Great War Australia', History Australia, 14 (2017) 202-17 OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (hew 21/12/2017) 

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Week 9: Death, Bereavement, Grief and Mourning

Required Reading:

Joy Damousi, 'Private Loss, Public Mourning: Motherhood, Memory and Grief in Australian during the Inter-war years', Women's history review. ISSN: 0961-2025, 8 (1999) 365-78

Jen Hawksley, '"In the shadow of war": Australian Parents and the Legacy of Loss, 1915-1935', Journal of Australian studies ISSN: 1444-3058, 33 (2009) 181-94

Bart Ziino, A Distant Grief: Australians, War Graves and the Great War, (Perth, University of Western Australia Press, 2007) Chapter 1 'Imagined Graves'  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Further Reading:

Joan Beaumont, Broken nation : Australians in the Great War , (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2014), pp. 137-9, 196-9, 307-8, 384-5

Joy Damousi, The labour of loss : mourning, memory, and wartime bereavement in Australia ISBN: 9780521669740; 0521660041 (alk. paper); 052166974X (alk. paper) (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999)

Pat Jalland, Australian ways of death [electronic resource] : a social and cultural history, 1840-1918 ISBN: 0195507541 (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 2002)

Marina Larsson, 'A Disenfranchised Grief: Post-war Death and Memorialisation in Australia after the First World War', Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 40 (2009) 79-95

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Week 10: Return and Repatriation

Required Reading:

Kate Blackmore, The dark pocket of time : war, medicine, and the Australian state, 1914-1935 ISBN: 9781921013195; 1921013192, (Adelaide: Lythrum Press, 2008) Chapter 8 - 'War Pensions'  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Stephen Garton, 'Demobilization and Empire: Empire Nationalism and Soldier Citizenship in Australian After the First World War - in Dominion Context', Journal of contemporary history. ISSN: 0022-0094, 50 (2015) 124-43

Marina Larsson, Shattered Anzacs : living with the scars of war ISBN: 9781921410550; 1921410558, (Sydney: University of New South Wales Press, 2009) Chapter 1 - 'War Wounds as Family Wounds'   

Bruce Scates and Melanie Oppenheimer, The Last Battle: Soldier Settlement in Australia in 1916-1939, (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2016) Chapter 5 - '"A Land only Fit for Rabbits": Environmental Degradation'

Further Reading:

Joan Beaumont, Broken nation : Australians in the Great War , (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2014), pp. 519-30

Stephen Garton, 'War and Masculinity in Twentieth Century Australia', Journal of Australian studies ISSN: 1444-3058, 22 (1998) 86-95

Stephen Garton, The Cost of war : Australians return ISBN: 0195539672 (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1996)

Marina Larsson, 'Families and Institutions for Shell-Shocked Soldiers in Australia After the First World War', Social history of medicine. ISSN: 0951-631X 22 (2009) 97-114

Marina Larsson, 'Restoring the Spirit: The Rehabilitation of Disabled Soldiers in Australia After the Great War', Health and history ISSN: 1442-1771 6 (2004) 45-59

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Week 11: Memory and Commemoration

Required Reading:

Joan Beaumont, 'Commemoration in Australia: A Memory Orgy?', Australian journal of political science. ISSN: 1036-1146 50 (2015) 536-44

Carolyn Holbrook, 'Nationalism and War Memory in Australia' in Australia and the Great War : identity, memory and mythology ISBN: 9780522867879 (pbk.) : £60.50; 9780522869545 (hbk.) : £80.95; 9780522867886 (ebook), ed. by Michael KJ Walsh and Andrekos Varnava, (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2016). pp. 218-39  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Margaret Hutchison, '"Accurate to the Point of Mania": Eyewitness Testimony and Memory Making in Australia's Official Paintings of the First World War', Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 46 (2015) 27-44

Alistair Thomson, Anzac Memories: Living with the Legend (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1994) Chapter 5 - 'The Battle for the Anzac Legend'  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Further Reading:

Joan Beaumont, 'Australia's Global Memory Footprint: Memorial Building on the Western Front, 1916-2015', Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X 46 (2015) 45-63

Joan Beaumont, Broken nation : Australians in the Great War , (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2014), pp. 176-81, 196-200, 216-7, 305-9, 368-70, 389-92, 426-35, 464-7, 476-7, 482-6, 517-8, 551-4

Graeme Davison, ‘The Habit of Commemoration and the Revival of Anzac Day’, Australian Cultural History 22 (2003) 73–82 OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (hew 21/12/2017) 

Jo Hawkins, 'Anzac for Sale: Consumer Culture, Regulation and the Shaping of a Legend', Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X 46 (2015) 7-26

Carolyn Holbrook, Anzac : the unauthorised biography ISBN: 9781742234076 (paperback); 1742234070 (paperback); 9781742247007 (ePDF); 1742247008 (ePDF); 9781742241814 (ePub/Kindle); 1742241816 (ePub/Kindle); 1459683781; 9781459683785 (Sydney: New South Publishing, 2014)

Marilyn Lake and Henry Reynolds, What's wrong with ANZAC? : the militarisation of Australian history ISBN: 9781459604957 (Sydney: NewSouth, 2010)

Jenny Macleod, Gallipoli : great battles ISBN: 9780191035227 (e-book), (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015), Chapter 4 - 'Australia and the Civil Religion of Anzac'

Jenny Macleod, 'The Fall and Rise of Anzac Day: 1965 and 1990 Compared', War & society. ISSN: 0729-2473, 20 (2002), 149-68

Mark McKenna and Stuart Ward, ‘“It Was Really Moving, Mate”: The Gallipoli Pilgrimage and Sentimental Nationalism in Australia’, Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X 38 (2007) 141-151

Bruce Scates, 'Memorialisng Gallipoli: Manufacturing Memory at Anzac', Public History Review, 15 (2008), 47-60 Available online 

Bruce Scates, ‘In Gallipoli’s Shadow: Pilgrimage, Memory, Mourning and the Great War’, Australian historical studies 33, (2002) 1-21

Christina Twomey, ‘Trauma and the Reinvigoration of Anzac: An Argument’, History Australia 10 (2013) 85–108 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

This list was last updated on 03/01/2018