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Module Reading List

The Lucky Country? The Social History of Australia in the Twentieth Century, 2019/20, Semester 1
Alexia Moncrieff
a.moncrieff@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Textbook

Mark Peel and Christina Twomey, A history of Australia ISBN: 9781137605498 paperback; 9781137605481 hardback; 1137605480 hardback; 1137605499 paperback (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011)    

The following books provide useful overviews of the topics covered in the module and are worth reading alongside the textbook and weekly readings:

Alison Bashford and Stuart Macintyre (eds), The Cambridge history of Australia ISBN: 9781107452008 vol. 1 Paperback; 1107452007; 9781107452039 vol. 2 Paperback; 1107452031, vol. 2 (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2013)

Stuart Macintyre, A Concise History of Australia, 4th edn (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2016)

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General Readings

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Useful Journals

These journals are where you are most likely to find relevant material, though do not restrict yourself to this list.

Aboriginal History

Australian Cultural History

Australian economic history review. ISSN: 0004-8992

Australian feminist studies ISSN: 0816-4649

Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X

The Australian journal of politics and history. ISSN: 0004-9522

Australian Literary Studies

Gender & history. ISSN: 0953-5233

Hecate

History Australia ISSN: 1449-0854

History workshop journal. ISSN: 1363-3554

Journal of Australian studies ISSN: 1444-3058

Journal of women's history. ISSN: 1042-7961

Labour History. ISSN: 0023-6942

Lilith

Proceedings of the Royal Australian Historical Society

Quarterly Essay

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General Texts on Australian History & Identity

Anna Clark and Paul Ashton (eds.), Australian history now ISBN: 9781742246581 (e-book) (Sydney: NewSouth Publishing, 2013)

Richard Broome, Aboriginal Australians : a history since 1788 ISBN: 9781742370514 (pbk.) : £24.99; 1742370519 (pbk.) : £24.99, 4th Edn (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2010)

Verity Burgmann and Jenny Lee (eds), A People’s History of Australia since 1788, 4 volumes, (Sydney: McPhee Gribble & Penguin, 1988)

Graeme Davison, John Hirst and Stuart Macintyre, The Oxford Companion to Australian History, revised ed. (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 2001)

David Day, Claiming a continent : a new history of Australia ISBN: 9780732279981 (pbk.); 0732279984 (pbk.) (Sydney: Harpercollins Publishers, 2005)

Catriona Elder, Being Australian : narratives of national identity ISBN: 9781741149289 (pbk.); 1741149282 (pbk) (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2007)

Patricia Grimshaw, Marilyn Lake et.al, Creating a nation : 1788-1990, Revised edn (Perth: API Network, 2006)    

Anisa Puri and Alistair Thomson,  Australian Lives: An Intimate History (Melbourne: Monash University Publishing, 2017)  

John Rickard, Australia : a cultural history ISBN: 9781921867606 paperback; 1921867604 paperback, 3rd ed. (Melbourne: Monash University Pubishing, 2017)

Richard Waterhouse, The vision splendid : a social and cultural history of rural Australia ISBN: 9781920731052; 1920731059 (pbk.) (Perth: Curtin University Books, 2005)

Richard White, Inventing Australia : images and identity, 1688-1980 ISBN: 0868610356 (pbk.) : $8.95 (est.); 0868610275 : $15.95 (est.) (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1981)

Richard White and Penny Russell, Memories and dreams : reflections on twentieth-century Australia : pastiche II ISBN: 9781863735360; 1863735364 (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1997)

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Documentary Histories (Primary Source Collections)

Stephen Alomes and Catherine Jones (eds), A documentary history : Australian nationalism ISBN: 0207163642; 9780207163647 ISBN: 9780207163647; 0207163642 : $35.00 (Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1991)

Bain Attwood and Andrew Markus, The struggle for Aboriginal rights : a documentary history ISBN: 9781741154153 (e-book) (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1999)

F.K. Crowley, Modern Australia in documents ISBN: 0858850265, 2 vols (Melbourne: Wren, 1973)

Kay Daniels and Mary Murnane (eds) Uphill all the way : a documentary history of women in Australia ISBN: 9780702213458; 0702214760; 0702213454 (pbk.) (St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 1980)

Lois Foster and David Stockley, Australian multiculturalism : a documentary history and critique ISBN: 185359007X (pbk ; cased) : £10.95; 1853590088 (Clevedon: Multilingual Matters, 1988)

John Lack and Jacqueline Templeton (eds), Bold experiment : a documentary history of Australian immigration since 1945 ISBN: 9780195535488; 0195535480 (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1995)

Marilyn Lake and Katie Holmes (eds), Freedom bound II : documents on women in modern Australia ISBN: 1863737367 (pbk.); 9781863737364 (pbk.) ISBN: 9781863737364; 1863737367 (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1995)

Marian Aveling and Joy Damousi (eds), Stepping out of history : documents of women at work in Australia ISBN: 9781863730532; 1863730532 : $16.95 (Sydney: Allen and Unwin, 1991)

Sharman Stone, Aborigines in white Australia : a documentary history of the attitudes affecting official policy and the Australian aborigine, 1697-1973 ISBN: 0858590727; 0435328301 (Melbourne: Heinemann Education, 1974)

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Tutorials

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1: The Creation of White Australia

Primary Sources

Selected documents from F.K. Crowley,  Modern Australia in Documents, vol 1 1901-1939 (Melbourne: Wren, 1973) pp. 13-18, 49-51, 57-59, 74-77, 208-209, 323-326 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

Essential Reading

Helen Irving, To constitute a nation : a cultural history of Australia's constitution ISBN: 0521584175 (alk. paper) (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1997), Chapter 9  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

David Walker, Anxious Nation: Australia and the Rise of Asia, 1850-1939 (Brisbane: University of Queensland Press, 1999), Chapter 8 'The Invasion Narrative' Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

John Hirst, The Sentimental Nation: The Making of the Australian Commonwealth (Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 2000), Chapter 10 - 'No-Yes', pp. 178-200   

Further Reading

Andrew Markus, ‘Legislating White Australia’ in Diane Kirby (ed.) Sex, power, and justice : historical perspectives of law in Australia (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1995) pp. 237-51

Fiona Paisley, ‘Feminist Challenges to White Australia, 1900-1930s’, in Diane Kirby (ed.) Sex, power, and justice : historical perspectives of law in Australia (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1995) pp. 252- 

Helen Irving (ed.), The centenary companion to Australian Federation, (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1999) 

Patricia Grimshaw, ‘Federation as a Turning Point in Australian History’, Australian historical studies., 33 (2002) 25-41 

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2: The Anzac Legend

Essential Reading

Marilyn Lake, ‘What have you done for your country?’, in What's wrong with Anzac? : the militarisation of Australian history ISBN: 9781459604957 (pbk.); 1459604954 (pbk.), ed. by Marilyn Lake and Henry Reynolds et al. (Sydney: UNSW Press, 2010), pp. 1-23  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

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

Peter Cochrane, Best we forget (Melbourne: Text Publishing, 2018), Chapter 1 - 'A Racial Epic', pp. 5-26 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

Further Reading

C.E.W. Bean, The Story of Anzac (Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1929)

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

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

James Brown, Anzac's long shadow : the cost of our national obsession ISBN: 9781863956390 (paperback); 1863956395 (paperback) (Melbourne: Redback, 2014)

Peter Cochrane, 'Legendary Proportions: The Simpson Memorial Appeal of 1933', Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 24 (1990), 3-21

Annabel Cooper, 'Textual Territories: Gendered Cultural Politics and Australian Representations of the War of 1914-1918', Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 25 (1993), 403-21

Martin Crotty, ‘25 April 1915 – Australian Troops Land at Gallipoli: Trial, Trauma and the “birth of the nation”’, in Turning points in Australian history ISBN: 9781921410567; 1921410566, ed. by Martin Crotty and David Roberts (Sydney: UNSW Press, 2008), pp. 100-114

Graeme Davison, ‘The Habit of Commemoration and the Revival of Anzac Day’, Australian Cultural History, 22 (2003), 73-82 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Jo Hawkins, Consuming Anzac: The History of Australia’s Most Powerful Brand (Perth: UWA Publishing, 2018)  

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

Adrian Howe, ‘Anzac Mythology and the Feminist Challenge’, in Gender and war : Australians at war in the twentieth century ISBN: 9780521457101; 0521451000; 0521457106 (pbk), ed. by Joy Damousi and Marilyn Lake (Melbourne, Cambridge University Press, 1995), pp. 302-10

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, ed. by Michael KJ Walsh and Andrekos Varnava, (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2016), pp. 218-39

Carolyn Holbrook, Anzac : the unauthorised biography ISBN: 9781742234076 (paperback); 1742234070 (paperback); 1459683781; 9781459683785 (Sydney: NewSouth Publishing, 2014)

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

Ken Inglis, Sacred places [electronic resource] : war memorials in the Australian landscape ISBN: 0522851908 (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1998)

Marilyn Lake and Henry Reynolds et al. (eds) What's wrong with Anzac? : the militarisation of Australian history ISBN: 9781459604957 (pbk.); 1459604954 (pbk.) (Sydney: UNSW Press, 2010)

Jenny Macleod, Gallipoli : Great Battles, (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.

Bruce Scates, ‘Finding the Missing in Fromelles: When Soldiers Return’, in Martin Crotty and Marina Larsson (eds) Anzac Legacies: Australians and the Aftermath of War (Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2010), pp. 212-32  

Bruce Scates, 'Memorialisng Gallipoli: Manufacturing Memory at Anzac', Public history review ISSN: 1833-4989, 15 (2008), 47-60

Bruce Scates, Return to Gallipoli : walking the battlefields of the Great War ISBN: 9780521681513 (pbk.); 0521681510 (pbk.) (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2006)

Bruce Scates, ‘In Gallipoli’s Shadow: Pilgrimage, Memory, Mourning and the Great War’, Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 33 (2002), 1-21

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

Alastair Thomson, Anzac Memories: Living with the Legend, 2nd edn (Melbourne: Monash University Publishing, 2013)

Christina Twomey, ‘Trauma and the Reinvigoration of Anzac: An Argument’, History Australia ISSN: 1449-0854, 10 (2013), 85–108

Richard White, Inventing Australia : images and identity, 1688-1980 ISBN: 0868610356 (pbk.) : $8.95 (est.); 0868610275 : $15.95 (est.) (Sydney: Allen and Unwin, 1981), 125-139

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3: The Depression Generation

Primary Sources

Wendy Lowenstein, Weevils in the flour : an oral record of the 1930s depression in Australia ISBN: 9780908011063; 0908011067, 20th Anniversary edn (Melbourne: Scribe, 1998), 19-33  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Essential Reading

Janet McCalman, Struggletown : public and private life in Richmond, 1900-1965 (Melbourne: Penguin Books, 1984), Chapter 6  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

David Potts, ‘A Positive Culture of Poverty Represented in Memories of the 1930s Depression’, Journal of Australian studies ISSN: 1444-3058, 14 (1990), 3-14

Joanne Scott and Kay Saunders, ‘Happy Days are Here Again? A Reply to David Potts’, Journal of Australian studies ISSN: 1444-3058, 17 (1993), 10-22

Further Reading

Geoffrey Bolton, A fine country to starve in ISBN: 0855640618 (Perth: UWA Press, 1972)

Rae Frances, The politics of work : gender and labour in Victoria 1880-1939 ISBN: 0521401992; 0521457726 (pbk) (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1993)

Stephen Garton, Out of luck : poor Australians and social welfare, 1788-1988 ISBN: 9780044421375; 0044421370 : $17.95 (Sydney: Allen and Unwin, 1990)

Patricia Grimshaw, Marilyn Lake et.al, Creating a nation ISBN: 0869140957; 9780869140956: 1788-2007, Revised edn (Perth: API Network, 2006), Chapter 10

Andrew Moore, ‘The Old Guard and “Countrymindedness” during the Great Depression', Journal of Australian studies ISSN: 1444-3058, 17 (1990), 52-64

David Potts, ‘“There’s nothing squashed about me”: A Reply to Scott and Saunders on Poverty in the 1930s Depression’, Journal of Australian studies ISSN: 1444-3058, 18 (1994), 50-55

David Potts, A Reassessment of the Extent of Unemployment in Australia during the Great Depression', Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 24 (1991), 378-98

Geoff Spenceley, 'The Social History of the Depression of the 1930s on the Basis of Oral Accounts: People's History or Bourgeois Construction?', Journal of Australian studies ISSN: 1444-3058, 18 (1994), 35-49

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4: War Come Home: The Second World War in Australia

Primary Sources

Variety of documents related to women’s work during WWII. Source: Marian Aveling and Joy Damousi (eds), Stepping out of history : documents of women at work in Australia ISBN: 9781863730532; 1863730532 : $16.95 (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1991), pp.136-55  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Essential Reading

David Day, ‘27 December 1941 – Prime Minister Curtin’s New Year Message: Australia “looks to America”’, in Turning points in Australian history ISBN: 9781921410567; 1921410566, ed. by Martin Crotty and David Roberts (Sydney: UNSW Press, 2008), pp. 129-42  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Rachel Harris and Paul Sendziuk, ‘Cogs in the Machine: The Experiences of Female Munitions Workers and Members of the Australian Women’s Land Army in South Australia, 1940-42’, War & society. ISSN: 0729-2473, 37 (2018), 187-205

Kay Saunders, ‘In a Cloud of Lust: Black GIs and Sex in World War II’, in Gender and war : Australians at war in the twentieth century ISBN: 9780521457101; 0521451000; 0521457106 (pbk), ed. by Joy Damousi and Marilyn Lake (Melbourne, Cambridge University Press, 1995), pp. 178-90  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Further Reading

Kate Darian-Smith, ‘Remembering Romance: Memory, Gender and World War II’, in Gender and war : Australians at war in the twentieth century ISBN: 9780521457101; 0521451000; 0521457106 (pbk), ed. by Joy Damousi and Marilyn Lake (Melbourne, Cambridge University Press, 1995), pp. 117-32

Ruth Ford, ‘Lesbians and Loose Women: Female Sexuality and the Women’s Services during World War II’, in Gender and war : Australians at war in the twentieth century ISBN: 9780521457101; 0521451000; 0521457106 (pbk), ed. by Joy Damousi and Marilyn Lake (Melbourne, Cambridge University Press, 1995), pp. 81-104

Marilyn Lake, ‘Female Desires: The Meaning of World War II’, in Gender and war : Australians at war in the twentieth century ISBN: 9780521457101; 0521451000; 0521457106 (pbk), ed. by Joy Damousi and Marilyn Lake (Melbourne, Cambridge University Press, 1995) pp. 60-80

J.H. Moore, Over-sexed, over-paid, and over here : Americans in Australia, 1941-1945 ISBN: 9780702215759; 0702215759 (St Lucia: Queensland University Press, 1981)

Gail Reekie, ‘War, Sexuality and Feminism: Perth Women’s Organisations, 1938-1945’, Historical studies. ISSN: 0018-2559 0018-2559 z, 21 (1985), 576-91

Kay Saunders, ‘Not for Them Battle Fatigues: The Australian Women’s Land Army in the Second World War’, Journal of Australian studies ISSN: 1444-3058, 21 (1997), 81-87

Michael Sturma, ‘Loving the Alien: The Underside of Relations between American Servicemen and Australian Women in Queensland 1942-1945’, Journal of Australian studies ISSN: 1444-3058, 24 (1989), 3-17

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5: Still British? The Queen's Visit and British Loyalties

Essential Reading

Jane Connors, ‘The 1954 Royal Tour of Australia’, in Memories and dreams : reflections on twentieth-century Australia : pastiche II ISBN: 9781863735360; 1863735364 ed. by Richard White and Penny Russell (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1997), pp. 172-185  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Donald Horne, The lucky country ISBN: 9780143180029 (pbk.) : £9.99; 0143180029 (pbk.) : £9.99, 5th edn (Melbourne: Penguin Books, 2005), Chapter 4  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Stuart Ward, Australia and the British embrace : the demise of the Imperial ideal ISBN: 9780522849998; 0522849997 £14.95; 0522850154 (hb); 9780522850154 (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2001), Chapter 1  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Further Reading

Judith Brett, Robert Menzies' forgotten people ISBN: 9780522853919 (pbk.) : No price, 2nd edn (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2007)    

James Curran and Stuart Ward, The unknown nation : Australia after empire ISBN: 9780522856453 (pbk.); 0522856454 (pbk.) (Melbourne, Melbourne University Press, 2010)

Donald Horne, The Australian people: biography of a nation ISBN: 0207124965 (Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1972)

Neville Meaney, ‘Britishness and Australian Identity: The Problem of Nationalism in Australian History and Historiography’, Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 32 (2001), 76-90

Deryck Schreuder and Stuart Ward (eds), Australia's empire ISBN: 9780199563739 (pbk.) : £19.99; 9780199273737 (cased) : £35.00; 0199273731 (cased) : £35.00; 019956373X (pbk.) : £19.99 (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2008), various chapters esp. Chapter 11

Gavin Souter, Lion and kangaroo : the initiation of Australia, 1901-1919 ISBN: 0002114453 (Sydney: Collins, 1976)

Peter Spearritt, 'Royal Progress: The Queen and her Australian Subjects', in Australian cultural history ISBN: 0521356512 ed. by SL Goldberg and FB Smith (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1988)

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6: Populate or Perish

Primary Sources

‘Mima Stojanovic’, in Tall poppies : nine successful Australian women talk to Susan Mitchell. ISBN: 9780140072105; 0140072101 (pbk.) : $6.95, ed. by Susan Mitchell (Melbourne: Penguin Australia, 1984)   Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Essential Reading

Ruth Balint, ‘Industry and Sunshine: Australia as Home in the Displaced Persons’ Camps of Postwar Europe’, History Australia ISSN: 1449-0854, 11 (2014), 102-27

Zora Simic, ‘Bachelors of Misery and Proxy Brides: Marriage, Migration and Assimilation, 1947-1973’, History Australia ISSN: 1449-0854, 11 (2014), 149-74

Gwenda Tavan, The Long Slow Death of White Australia (Melbourne: Scribe Publications, 2005), Chapter 2   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (GW 25/10/2019) 

For excellent background information (highly recommended reading)

Eric Richards, Destination Australia : migration to Australia since 1901 ISBN: 9781742230504 (e-book) (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2009) Chapters 7 & 8

Recommended Reading

Maxine Beneba Clarke, Ahmed Yussuf and Magan Magan, Growing Up African in Australia (Melbourne: Black Inc., 2019)  

Alexandra Dellios, Histories of controversy : the Bonegilla Migrant Centre ISBN: 9780522870589; 0522870589; 0522871615; 9780522871616 (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2017)

Peter Drew, Poster Boy: A Memoir of Art and Politics (Melbourne: Black Inc., 2019)  

Catriona Elder, ‘“Diggers’ Waifs”: Desire, Anxiety and Immigration in Post-1945 Australia’, Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 38 (2007), 261-78

Catriona Elder, Being Australian : narratives of national identity ISBN: 9781741149289 (pbk.); 1741149282 (pbk) (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2007, Chapter 4

Anna Haebich, Spinning the dream : assimilation in Australia 1950-1970 ISBN: 9781925160949 (e-book) (Perth: Fremantle Press, 2008)

Anna Haebich, ‘Imagining Assimilation’, Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 33 (2002), 61-70

Ken Inglis, Seumas Park and Jay Winter with Carol Bunyan (eds) Dunera Lives: A Visual History (Melbourne: Monash University Publishing, 2018)  

Matthew Jordan, ‘“Not on your life”: Cabinet and Liberalisation of the White Australia Policy, 1964-67’, The journal of imperial and commonwealth history. ISSN: 0308-6534, 46 (2018), 169-201

James Jupp, From white Australia to Woomera : the story of Australian immigration ISBN: 9780521697897 (paperback); 9780511720222 (ebook) (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002)

Klaus Neumann, Across the seas : Australia's response to refugees - a history ISBN: 9781925203080 (e-book), (Melbourne: Black Inc., 2015), Chapter 2

Jayne Persian, Beautiful Balts : from displaced persons to new Australians ISBN: 9781742234854 (Sydney, NewSouth Books, 2017)

Gwenda Tavan, “Good Neighbours”: Community Organisations, Migrant Assimilation and Australian Society and Culture, 1950-1961’, Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 1997 (109), pp. 77-89.

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7: The Stolen Generations and the Apology

Primary Sources

Extract from Mary Montgomery Bennett’s report to the British Commonwealth League [1933], in Uphill all the way : a documentary history of women in Australia ISBN: 9780702213458; 0702214760; 0702213454 (pbk.), ed. by Kay Daniels and Mary Murnane (St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 1980) pp. 88-9  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Essential Reading

Tony Barta, ‘Sorry, and Not Sorry, in Australia: How the Apology to the Stolen Generations Buries a History of Genocide’, Journal of genocide research. ISSN: 1462-3528, 10 (2008), 201-14

Anna Haebich, ‘Forgetting Indigenous Histories: Cases from the History of Australia’s Stolen Generations’, Journal of Social History. ISSN: 0022-4529, 44 (2011) 1033-44

Robert Manne, ‘Aboriginal Child Removal and the Question of Genocide, 1900-1940’, in Genocide and Settler Society: Frontier Violence and Stolen Indigenous Children in Australian History, ed. by A. Dirk Moses (New York: Berghahn Books, 2012), pp. 217-43

Further Reading:

Bain Attwood, ‘Unsettling Pasts: Reconciliation and History in Settler Australia’, Postcolonial studies. ISSN: 1368-8790, 8 (2005) 243-59

Bain Attwood, Rights for aborigines ISBN: 9781864489835 (pbk.); 1864489839 (pbk.) (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2003)

Bain Attwood and Andrew Markus, ‘The Fight for Aboriginal Rights’ in The Australian century : political struggle in the building of a nation ISBN: 9781876485764 ed. by Robert Manne (Melbourne: Text Publishing, 1999), pp. 264-92

Isabelle Auguste, ‘Rethinking the Nation: Apology, Treaty and Reconciliation in Australia’, National identities ISSN: 1460-8944, 12 (2010) 425-36

Tony Birch, ‘“History is Never Bloodless”: Getting it Wrong after One Hundred Years of Federation’, Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 33 (2002), 42-53

Peggy Brock, ‘Aboriginal Families and the Law in the Era of Assimilation and Segregation, 1890s-1950s’ in Sex, power, and justice : historical perspectives of law in Australia ISBN: 9780195537345; 0195537343 (pbk) £15.00 : CIP entry (Jul.), ed. by Diane Kirkby (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1995) pp. 133-49

Richard Broome, Aboriginal Australians : a history since 1788 ISBN: 9781742370514 (pbk.) : £24.99; 1742370519 (pbk.) : £24.99, 4th edn, (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2010)

John Chesterman, ‘Defending Australia’s Reputation: How Indigenous Australians Won Civil Rights, Part One’, Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 32 (2001), 20-39

(Part Two appeared in vol. 32, no.117, 2001)

John Chesterman and Brian Galligan, Citizens without rights : Aborigines and Australian citizenship ISBN: 9780521597517; 052159751X (pbk.) : $29.95 (est.) (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1997)

Robert De Costa, ‘Reconciliation or Identity in Australia’, National identities ISSN: 1460-8944, 2 (2000) 277-91

Catriona Elder, Being Australian : narratives of national identity ISBN: 9781741149289 (pbk.); 1741149282 (pbk) (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2007, Chapter 6

Haydie Gooder and Jane M. Jacobs, ‘“On the Border of the Unsayable”: The Apology in Postcolonizing Australia’, International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, 2 (2000), 229-47 Available online 

Patricia Grimshaw, Marilyn Lake et.al, Creating a nation : 1788-1990 ISBN: 9780140259056, Revised edn (Perth: API Network, 2006), Chapter 12

Anna Haebich, ‘Imagining Assimilation’, Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 33 (2002) 61-70

Andrew Markus, ‘Legislating White Australia’, in Diane Kirkby (ed.), Sex, power, and justice : historical perspectives of law in Australia ISBN: 9780195537345; 0195537343 (pbk) £15.00 : CIP entry (Jul.), OUP, Melbourne, 1995, pp.237-51.

Ann McGrath, Contested ground : Australian aborigines under the British crown ISBN: 1863736468 (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1995)

Melissa Nobles, The politics of official apologies ISBN: 9780521693851 (pbk.); 9780521872317 (hardback); 0521693853 (pbk.); 0521872316 (hardback) (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008)

Peter Read, ‘Clio or Janus: Historians and the Stolen Generations’, Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 33 (2002), 54-60

Lester Irabinna Rigney, ‘Native Title, the Stolen Generation and Reconciliation: The Struggles Facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in Australia’, International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, 1 (1998), 125-30 Available online 

Shirleene Robinson and Jessica Paten, ‘The Question of Genocide and Indigenous Child Removal: The Colonial Australian Context’, Journal of genocide research. ISSN: 1462-3528, 10 (2008) 501-18

Damien Short, ‘When Sorry Isn’t Good Enough: Official Remembrance and Reconciliation in Australia’, Memory studies ISSN: 1750-6980, 5 (2012) 293-304

Damien Short, ‘Australia: A Continuing Genocide’, Journal of genocide research. ISSN: 1462-3528, 12 (2010), 45-68

Shurlee Swain, ‘Enshrined in Law: Legislative Justifications for the Removal of Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Children in Colonial and Post-Colonial Australia’, Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 47 (2016), 191-208

Shurlee Swain, ‘“Homes Are Sought for These Children”: Locating Adoption within the Australian Stolen Generations Narrative’, American Indian Quarterly ISSN: 0095-182X, 37 (2013), 203-14

Colin Tatz, ‘Genocide in Australia’, Journal of genocide research. ISSN: 1462-3528, 1 (1999), 315-52

Julie T. Wells and Michael F. Christie, ‘Namatjira and the Burden of Citizenship’, Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 31 (2000), 110-30

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8: Indigenous Rights

Essential Reading:

Penelope Edmonds, 'Unofficial Apartheid, Convention and Country Towns: Reflections on Australian History and the New South Wales Freedom Rides of 1965', Postcolonial Studies 15 (2012) 167-90

John Maynard, 'Vision, Voice and Influence: The Rise of the Australian Aboriginal Progressive Association', Australian Historical Studies 34 (2003) 91-105

Russell McGregor, 'Another Nation: Aboriginal Activism in the Late 1960s and Early 1970s'  Australian Historical Studies 40 (2009) 343-60

Further Reading:

Ann Curthoys, Ann Genovese and Alexander Reilly, Rights and Redemption: History, Law and Indigenous People (Sydney: UNSW Press, 2008)  

Gary Foley and Tim Anderson, 'Land Rights and Aboriginal Voices',  Australian Journal of Human Rights 12 (2006) 83-108

Gary Foley, Andrew Schaap and Edwina Howell (eds), The Aboriginal Tent Embassy: Sovereignty, Black Power, Land Rights and the State (London: Routledge, 2014)  

Stan Grant, Talking to My Country (Melbourne: Scribe, 2016)  

Anita Heiss (ed.), Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia (Melbourne: Black Inc., 2018)  

Marcia Langton, Lisa Palmer, Maureen Tehan and Kathryn Shain (eds), Honour Among Nations? Treaties and Agreements with Indigenous People (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2004)  

John Maynard, Fight for Liberty and Freedom: The Origins of Australian Aboriginal Activism   

Russell McGregor, 'Protest and Progress: Aboriginal Activism in the 1930s' Australian Historical Studies 25 (1993) 222-68

Shireen Morris,  A Rightful Place: a roadmap to recognition (Melbourne: Black Inc., 2017)  

Noel Pearson, Up from the Mission: Selected Writings (Melbourne: Black Inc., 2011)  

Noah Riseman, 'Racism, Indigenous People, and the Australian Armed Forces in the Post-Second World War Era', History Australia 10 (2013) 159-79

Peter H. Russell, Recognising Aboriginal Title: The Mabo Case and Indigenous Resistance to English-Settler Colonialism (Sydney: UNSW Press, 2005)  

Anne Scrimgeour, 'We Only Want Our Rights and Freedom: The Pilbara Pastoral Workers Strike, 1946-1949',  History Australia 11 (2014) 101-24

Sue Taffe, A White Hot Flame: Mary Montgomerie Bennett – Author, Educator, Activist for Indigenous Justice (Melbourne: Monash University Publishing, 2018)  

Sue Taffe, 'Shirley Andrew an Architect of the National Aboriginal Civil Rights Movement, 1952-1968', History Australia 8 (2011) 153-76

Charlie Ward, A Handful of Sand: The Gurindji Struggle, After the Walk-Off (Melbourne: Monash University Publishing, 2016)  

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9: Women's Liberation

Primary Sources

‘WOMEN’S = HUMAN Liberation’ in Freedom bound II : documents on women in modern Australia ISBN: 1863737367 (pbk.); 9781863737364 (pbk.) ISBN: 9781863737364; 1863737367 ed. by Marilyn Lake and Katie Holmes (Sydney: Allen and Unwin, 1995) pp. 148-54.  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Essential Reading

Natasha Campo, ‘“Childless but not by choice” or “24-hr women having it all”?: Remembering Australian Feminism’, Lilith: A Feminist History Journal, 13 (2004), 106-116 OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (KR 09/08/2018) 

Patricia Grimshaw, ‘Only the Chains Have Changed. Oppression of Women, Feminism and the Women's Liberation Movement’, in Staining the wattle : a people's history of Australia since 1788 ISBN: 9780140110586; 0140110585 : $16.95, ed. by Verity Burgmann & Jenny Lee (Melbourne: McPhee Gribble/Penguin, 1988), pp. 66-86  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Frank Bongiorno, ‘January 1961 – The Release of the Pill: Contraceptive Technology and the “Sexual Revolution”’, in Turning Points in Australian History, ed. by Martin Crotty and David Roberts (Sydney: UNSW Press, 2008), pp. 157-70  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Further Reading

Joy Damousi and Judith Smart, Contesting Australian History: Essays in Honour of Marilyn Lake (Melbourne: Monash University Publishing, 2019)  

Catriona Elder, Being Australian : narratives of national identity ISBN: 9781741149289 (pbk.); 1741149282 (pbk) (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2007, Chapter 3

Patricia Grimshaw, Marilyn Lake et.al, Creating a nation : 1788-1990 ISBN: 9780140259056, Revised edn (Perth: API Network, 2006), Chapter 13

Marilyn Lake, Getting equal : the history of Australian feminism ISBN: 9781865081373; 186508137X (Sydney, Allen & Unwin, 1999), Chapters 7-11

Susan Magarey, Dangerous ideas : women's liberation - women's studies - around the world ISBN: 9781922064950 (electronic bk.); 1922064955 (electronic bk.); 9781922064943; 1922064947, (Adelaide: University of Adelaide Press, 2014)

Susan Mitchell (ed.), Tall poppies : nine successful Australian women talk to Susan Mitchell. ISBN: 9780140072105; 0140072101 (pbk.) : $6.95 (Melbourne: Penguin Australia, 1984)

Marian Quartly and Judith Smart, Respectable Radicals: A History of the National Council of Women of Australia 1896-2006 (Melbourne: Monash University Publishing, 2015)  

 Anne Summers, Damned whores and God's police ISBN: 9781742242361 (e-book), revised edn (Sydney: NewSouth Books, 2016)

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Suggested Lecture/Topic Readings

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Federation

Mark Peel and Christina Twomey, A history of Australia ISBN: 9781137605498 paperback; 9781137605481 hardback; 1137605480 hardback; 1137605499 paperback (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), Chapter 8 and 9

Stuart Macintyre, A Concise History of Australia, 4th edn (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2016), Chapter 6

John Hirst, ‘Nation Building, 1901-14’, in The Cambridge history of Australia ISBN: 9781107452008 vol. 1 Paperback; 1107452007; 9781107452039 vol. 2 Paperback; 1107452031, vol. 2, ed. by Alison Bashford and Stuart Macintyre (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2013), pp. 15-38

Brain De Garis, ‘Federation’, in The Australian century : political struggle in the building of a nation ISBN: 9781876485764, ed. by Robert Manne (Melbourne: Text Publishing, 1999), pp. 11-46

Patricia Grimshaw, Marilyn Lake et.al, Creating a nation : 1788-1990 ISBN: 9780140259056, Revised edn (Perth: API Network, 2006) Chapter 8

Patricia Grimshaw, ‘Federation as a Turning Point in Australian History’, Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 33 (2002) 25-41

John Hirst, The sentimental nation [electronic resource] : the making of the Australian Commonwealth ISBN: 0195506200 (Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 2000)

Erin Ihde, ‘1 January 1901 – Australia Federates, Australia Celebrates’, in Turning points in Australian history ISBN: 9781921410567; 1921410566, ed. by Martin Crotty and David Roberts (Sydney: UNSW Press, 2008), pp. 87-99

Helen Irving (ed.), The centenary companion to Australian Federation ISBN: 9780521126472 (pbk.) : £25.99; 0521126479 (pbk.) : £25.99, (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1999)

Helen Irving, To constitute a nation : a cultural history of Australia's constitution ISBN: 0521584175 (alk. paper) (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1997)

Helen Irving (ed.), A woman's constitution? : gender & history in the Australian Commonwealth ISBN: 9780868065960; 086806596X, (Sydney: Hale & Iremonger, 1996)

Stuart Macintyre, The Oxford history of Australia. Vol.4, 1901-1942. The succeeding age / general editor Geoffrey Bolton ISBN: 0195546121 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986), Chapter 5

Andrew Markus, ‘Legislating White Australia’, in Sex, power, and justice : historical perspectives of law in Australia ISBN: 9780195537345; 0195537343 (pbk) £15.00 : CIP entry (Jul.) ed. by Diane Kirkby (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1995) pp. 237-51.

Fiona Paisley, ‘Feminist Challenges to White Australia, 1900-1930s’, in Sex, power, and justice : historical perspectives of law in Australia ISBN: 9780195537345; 0195537343 (pbk) £15.00 : CIP entry (Jul.) ed. by Diane Kirkby (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1995) pp. 252-

David Walker, Anxious nation : Australia and the rise of Asia, 1850-1939 ISBN: 9780702231315; 0702231312 (St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 1999)

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The First World War and Aftermath

General Texts

Mark Peel and Christina Twomey, A history of Australia ISBN: 9781137605498 paperback; 9781137605481 hardback; 1137605480 hardback; 1137605499 paperback (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), Chapter 10

Stuart Macintyre, A Concise History of Australia, 4th edn (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2016), 161-81

Stephen Garton and Peter Stanley, ‘The Great Wear and its Aftermath, 1914-22’, in The Cambridge history of Australia ISBN: 9781107452008 vol. 1 Paperback; 1107452007; 9781107452039 vol. 2 Paperback; 1107452031, vol. 2, ed. by Alison Bashford and Stuart Macintyre (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2013), pp. 39-63

Kate Ariotti and James Bennett (eds), Australians and the First World War : local-global connections and contexts ISBN: 9783319515205 (electronic bk.); 3319515209 (electronic bk.); 3319515195; 9783319515199 (Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)

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

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

Joy Damousi and Marilyn Lake (eds), Gender and war : Australians at war in the twentieth century ISBN: 9780521457101; 0521451000; 0521457106 (pbk) (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1995)

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

Stuart Macintyre, The Oxford history of Australia. Vol.4, 1901-1942. The succeeding age / general editor Geoffrey Bolton ISBN: 0195546121 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986), Chapters 7 and 8

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

Michael JK Walsh and Andrekos Varnava (eds), Australia and the Great War : identity, memory and mythology ISBN: 9780522867879 (pbk.) : £60.50; 9780522869545 (hbk.) : £80.95thology (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2016)

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

Conscription & Enlistment

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

Joy Damousi, ‘Socialist Women and Gendered Space: Anti-Conscription and Anti-War Campaigns 1914-18’, in Gender and war : Australians at war in the twentieth century ISBN: 9780521457101; 0521451000; 0521457106 (pbk), ed. by Joy Damousi and Marilyn Lake (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995), pp. 254-73.

Joy Damousi, ‘Socialist Women and Gendered Space: The Anti-Conscription and Anti- War Campaigns of 1914–18’, Labour History. ISSN: 0023-6942, 60 (1991), 1–15

Chris Healy, ‘War Against War’, in Staining the wattle : a people's history of Australia since 1788 ISBN: 9780140110586; 0140110585 : $16.95, ed. by Verity Burgmann and Jenny Lee (Melbourne: Penguin, 1988), pp 208-27

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. ISSN: 0018-2559 0018-2559 z, 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, 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 ISSN: 1449-0854, 13 (2016), 351-67

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

Jeremy Sammut, ‘“Busting” the anti-conscription legend’, Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, 91 (2005), 163-83 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

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

Jenny Tilby Stock, ‘Farmers and the Rural Vote in South Australia in World War I: The 1916 Conscription Referendum’, Historical studies. ISSN: 0018-2559 0018-2559 z, 21 (1985), 391–411

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

Aftermath

Kate Blackmore, The dark pocket of time : war, medicine, and the Australian state, 1914-1935 ISBN: 9781921013195; 1921013192, (Adelaide: Lythrum Press, 2008)

Joy Damousi, The labour of loss : mourning, memory, and wartime bereavement in Australia ISBN: 0521660041 (alk. paper); 9780521660044 (alk. paper); 052166974X (alk. paper); 9780521669740 (alk. paper) (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999)

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

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

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

Stephen Garton, ‘War and Masculinity in Twentieth Century Australia’, Journal of Australian studies ISSN: 1444-3058, no. 56, 1998, 86-95

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

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

Marina Larsson, Shattered Anzacs : Living with the Scars of War, (Sydney: University of New South Wales Press, 2009)

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

Bruce Scates and Melanie Oppenheimer, The last battle : soldier settlement in Australia 1916-1939 ISBN: 9781107125063 (hardback): £39.99, (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2016)

Bart Ziino, A distant grief : Australians, war graves and the Great War ISBN: 9781920694890 (pbk.) : No price (Perth, University of Western Australia Press, 2007) 

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The Great Depression

Mark Peel and Christina Twomey, A history of Australia ISBN: 9781137605498 paperback; 9781137605481 hardback; 1137605480 hardback; 1137605499 paperback (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), Chapter 11

Stuart Macintyre, A Concise History of Australia, 4th edn (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2016), Chapter 181-93

Frank Bongiorno, ‘Search for a Solution, 1923-39’, in The Cambridge history of Australia ISBN: 9781107452008 vol. 1 Paperback; 1107452007; 9781107452039 vol. 2 Paperback; 1107452031, vol. 2, ed. by Alison Bashford and Stuart Macintyre (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2013), pp. 64-87

Erik Eklund, ‘10 June 1931 – The Premiers’ Plan and the Great Depression: High Politics and Everyday Life in an Economic Crisis’, in Turning points in Australian history ISBN: 9781921410567; 1921410566, ed. by Martin Crotty and David Roberts (Sydney: UNSW Press, 2008), pp. 115-28

Patricia Grimshaw, Marilyn Lake et.al, Creating a nation : 1788-1990, Revised edn (Perth: API Network, 2006), Chapter 10

Stephen James, ‘God, Mammon and Mussolini: The Ideology and Policy of the Citizens’ League of South Australia, 1930-1932’, The Australian journal of politics and history. ISSN: 0004-9522, 37 (2008), 39-60

Elizabeth Kenworthy Teather, ‘The Country Women’s Association of New South Wales in the 1920s and 1930s as a Counter Revolutionary Organisation’, Journal of Australian studies ISSN: 1444-3058, 41 (1994), 67−78

Wendy Lowenstein, Weevils in the flour : an oral record of the 1930s depression in Australia ISBN: 9780908011063; 0908011067, 20th Anniversary edn (Melbourne: Scribe, 1998)

Stuart Macintyre, The Oxford history of Australia. Vol.4, 1901-1942. The succeeding age / general editor Geoffrey Bolton ISBN: 0195546121 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986), Chapters 11-13

Allan W. Martin, ‘The Politics of the Depression’, in The Australian century : political struggle in the building of a nation ISBN: 9781876485764, ed. by Robert Manne (Melbourne: Text Publishing, 1999), pp. 80-118

Andrew Moore, ‘The New Guard and the Labour movement, 1931-35’, Labour History. ISSN: 0023-6942, 89 (2005), 55-72

David Potts, The Myth of the Great Depression (Melbourne: Scribe, 2006)

Gerald Stone, 1932 ISBN: 9781405037365: A Hell of a Year (Sydney: Macmillan Australia, 2005)

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The Second World War

Mark Peel and Christina Twomey, A history of Australia ISBN: 9781137605498 paperback; 9781137605481 hardback; 1137605480 hardback; 1137605499 paperback (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), Chapter 12

Stuart Macintyre, A Concise History of Australia, 4th edn (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2016), 193-203

Kate Darian-Smith, ‘World War 2 and Post-War Reconstruction, 1939-49’, in The Cambridge history of Australia ISBN: 9781107452008 vol. 1 Paperback; 1107452007; 9781107452039 vol. 2 Paperback; 1107452031, vol. 2, ed. by Alison Bashford and Stuart Macintyre (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2013), pp. 88-111

Roger Bell, Unequal allies : Australian-American relations and the Pacific war ISBN: 0522841155 (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1977)

Geoffrey Bolton, The Oxford history of Australia. Vol.5, 1942-1988. The middle way ISBN: 019554613X, (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1996), Chapters 1 & 2

David Day, Reluctant nation : Australia and the Allied defeat of Japan, 1942-45 ISBN: 0195532422 (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1992)

Patricia Grimshaw, Marilyn Lake et.al, Creating a nation : 1788-1990 ISBN: 9780140259056, Revised edn (Perth: API Network, 2006), Chapter 11

Stuart Macintyre, The Oxford history of Australia. Vol.4, 1901-1942. The succeeding age / general editor Geoffrey Bolton ISBN: 0195546121 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986), Chapter 14

John Robertson, Australia at war, 1939-1945 ISBN: 0855610468 (Melbourne: Heinemann, 1981)

Peter Stanley, Invading Australia : Japan and the battle for Australia, 1942 ISBN: 9780670029259 (hbk.); 0670029254 (hbk.) (Melbourne: Penguin, 2008)

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Menzies' Australia

Mark Peel and Christina Twomey, A history of Australia ISBN: 9781137605498 paperback; 9781137605481 hardback; 1137605480 hardback; 1137605499 paperback (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), Chapter 13

Stuart Macintyre, A Concise History of Australia, 4th edn (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2016), 204-33

Judith Brett, ‘The Menzies Era, 1950-66’, in The Cambridge history of Australia ISBN: 9781107452008 vol. 1 Paperback; 1107452007; 9781107452039 vol. 2 Paperback; 1107452031, vol. 2, ed. by Alison Bashford and Stuart Macintyre (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2013), pp. 112-134

Stephen Alomes, Mark Dober and Donna Hellier, ‘The Social Context of Postwar Conservatism’, in Australia's first Cold War, 1945-1953 ISBN: 9780868614656; 0868614734 v.1 : pbk; 0049090224 v.2; 0049090216 v.2 : pbk; 0868614653 v.1 ISBN: 9780868614656; 0868614734 v.1 : pbk; 0049090224 v.2; 0049090216 v.2 : pbk; 0868614653 v.1, Vol.1: Society, Communism and Culture, ed. by A. Curthoys and J. Merritt (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1984), pp.1-28

Michelle Arrow, ‘16 September 1956 – “It’s here, at last!” The Introduction of the Television in Australia’, in Turning points in Australian history ISBN: 9781921410567; 1921410566, ed. by Martin Crotty and David Roberts (Sydney: UNSW Press, 2008), pp. 143-156

Ann Curthoys and Joy Damousi, ‘Remembering the 1951 Referendum on the Banning of the Communist Party’, Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 44 (2013), 1-3

Judith Brett, Australian Liberals and the Moral Middle Class: From Alfred Deakin to John Howard (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2003)

Graeme Davison, Car wars : how the car won our hearts and conquered our cities ISBN: 9781741152807 (e-book) (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2004)

Philip Deery and Rachael Calkin, ‘“We all make mistakes”: The Communist Party of Australia and Khrushchev’s Secret Speech, 1956’, The Australian journal of politics and history. ISSN: 0004-9522, 54 (2008), 69-84

Philip Deery, ‘Double Agent Downunder: Australian Security and the Infiltration of the Left’, Intelligence and national security. ISSN: 0268-4527, 22 (2007) 346-66

Philip Deery, ‘“Dear Mr Brown”: Migrants, Security and the Cold War’, History Australia ISSN: 1449-0854, 2 (2005), 40 – 1-12

David Lowe, Menzies and the 'great world struggle' : Australia's Cold War, 1948-1954 ISBN: 9780868405537; 0868405531 (pbk.) (Sydney: UNSW Press, 1999)

Stuart Macintyre, The reds ISBN: 9781864485806; 1864485809: The Communist Party of Australia from Origins to Illegality (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1998)

Janet McCalman, Journeyings : the biography of a middle-class generation 1920-1990 ISBN: 9780522846751; 0522846750 (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1993)

David McKnight, Australia's spies and their secrets ISBN: 1863736611 (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1994)

Dieter Michel, ‘Villains, Victims and Heroes: Contested Memory and the British Nuclear Tests in Australia’, Journal of Australian studies ISSN: 1444-3058, 80 (2003), 221-8

Various essays in John Murphy and Judith Smart (eds), ‘The Forgotten Fifties: Aspects of Australian Society and Culture’, special issue of Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 28 (1997)

John Murphy, ‘Shaping the Cold War Family: Politics, Domesticity and Policy Interventions in the 1950s’, Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 26 (1995), 544-67

Russell McGregor, ‘Governance, not Genocide: Aboriginal Assimilation in the Postwar Era’, in Genocide and Settler Society: Frontier Violence and Stolen Indigenous Children in Australian History, ed. by A. Dirk Moses (New York: Berghahn Books, 2012), pp. 290-311

Robert Murray, ‘The Split’, in The Australian century : political struggle in the building of a nation ISBN: 9781876485764, ed. by Robert Manne (Melbourne: Text Publishing, 1999), pp.148-78

Tim Rowse, ‘Heaven and a Hills Hoist: Australian Critics on Suburbia’, Meanjin. ISSN: 0815-953X, vol.37, no.1, 1978, pp.3-13; reprinted in Memories and dreams : reflections on twentieth-century Australia : pastiche II ISBN: 9781863735360; 1863735364, ed. by Richard White and Penny Russell (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1997), pp.213-26.

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All the way with LBJ: The Vietnam War

Mark Peel and Christina Twomey, A history of Australia ISBN: 9781137605498 paperback; 9781137605481 hardback; 1137605480 hardback; 1137605499 paperback (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), 222-227

Stuart Macintyre, A Concise History of Australia, 4th edn (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2016), 234-42

Paul Strangio, ‘Instability, 1966-82’, in The Cambridge history of Australia ISBN: 9781107452008 vol. 1 Paperback; 1107452007; 9781107452039 vol. 2 Paperback; 1107452031, vol. 2, ed. by Alison Bashford and Stuart Macintyre (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2013), pp. 135-44

Geoffrey Bolton, The Oxford history of Australia. Vol.5, 1942-1988. The middle way ISBN: 019554613X, (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1996), 149-60, 165-73,187-8

 Ann Curthoys, ‘“Shut up, you bourgeois bitch”: Sexual Identity and Political Action in the Anti-Vietnam War Movement’, in Gender and war : Australians at war in the twentieth century ISBN: 9780521457101; 0521451000; 0521457106 (pbk), ed. by Joy Damousi and Marilyn Lake (Melbourne, Cambridge University Press, 1995), pp. 311-341

Lyn Finch, ‘Consuming Passions: Romance and Consumerism during World War II’, in Gender and war : Australians at war in the twentieth century ISBN: 9780521457101; 0521451000; 0521457106 (pbk), ed. by Joy Damousi and Marilyn Lake (Melbourne, Cambridge University Press, 1995), pp. 105-16

Robin Gerster, ‘A Bit of the Other: Touring Vietnam’, in Gender and war : Australians at war in the twentieth century ISBN: 9780521457101; 0521451000; 0521457106 (pbk), ed. by Joy Damousi and Marilyn Lake (Melbourne, Cambridge University Press, 1995), pp. 223-38

John Murphy, Harvest of fear : a history of Australia's Vietnam War ISBN: 186373449X (Sydney, Allen & Unwin, 1993)

Barry York, ‘Power to the young,’ in Staining the wattle : a people's history of Australia since 1788 ISBN: 9780140110586; 0140110585 : $16.95, ed. by V. Burgmann and J. Lee (Melbourne: McPhee Gribble/Penguin, 1988), pp. 228-42

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It's Time: The Whitlam Program

Mark Peel and Christina Twomey, A history of Australia ISBN: 9781137605498 paperback; 9781137605481 hardback; 1137605480 hardback; 1137605499 paperback (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), 228-30

Stuart Macintyre, A Concise History of Australia, 4th edn (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2016), 242-7

Paul Strangio, ‘Instability, 1966-82’, in The Cambridge history of Australia ISBN: 9781107452008 vol. 1 Paperback; 1107452007; 9781107452039 vol. 2 Paperback; 1107452031, vol. 2, ed. by Alison Bashford and Stuart Macintyre (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2013), pp. 144-51

Michelle Arrow, The Seventies: The Personal, the Political and the Making of Modern Australia (Sydney: NewSouth Publishing, 2019)  

Judith Brett, Australian Liberals and the Moral Middle Class (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2003)

Joshua Forkert, ‘Refugees, Orphans and a Basket of Cats: The Politics of Operation Babylift’, Journal of Australian studies ISSN: 1444-3058, 36 (2012), 427-44

 Carol Johnson, The Labor legacy : Curtin, Chifley, Whitlam, Hawke ISBN: 9780043270998; 0043270999, Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1989, pp. 76-91

 Sir John Kerr, Matters for judgment : an autobiography ISBN: 9780333270707; 0333270703, (Melbourne: Macmillan, 1978), Chapters 16-22

 Robert Manne, ‘The Whitlam Revolution’, in Robert Manne (ed.), The Australian century : political struggle in the building of a nation ISBN: 9781876485764, Melbourne: Text Publishing, 1999, pp.179-223

Stuart Macintyre, ‘Whitlam, (Edward) Gough’, in The Oxford Companion to Australian History, ed. by Davison et al. (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 2001)

Melanie Oppenheimer, ‘Voluntary Action, Social Welfare and the Australian Assistance Plan in the 1970s’, Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 39 (2008), 167-82

Michael Sexton, Illusions of power : the fate of a reform government (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1979)

Gough Whitlam, The Whitlam government 1972-1975 ISBN: 0670802875 (Melbourne: Penguin, 1985)

Gough Whitlam, The truth of the matter ISBN: 014070079X (pbk) (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1979)

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Fraser and Multiculturalism

Mark Peel and Christina Twomey, A history of Australia ISBN: 9781137605498 paperback; 9781137605481 hardback; 1137605480 hardback; 1137605499 paperback (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), 231-7

Stuart Macintyre, A Concise History of Australia, 4th edn (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2016), 248-51

Paul Strangio, ‘Instability, 1966-82’, in The Cambridge history of Australia ISBN: 9781107452008 vol. 1 Paperback; 1107452007; 9781107452039 vol. 2 Paperback; 1107452031, vol. 2, ed. by Alison Bashford and Stuart Macintyre (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2013), pp. 151-61

Catriona Elder, Being Australian : narratives of national identity ISBN: 9781741149289 (pbk.); 1741149282 (pbk) (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2007, Chapter 5

Various excerpts of papers detailing memories, justifications, criticisms and histories of post-WWII immigration. See Phillip Adams, Geoffrey Blainey, Bob Hawke, John Hirst, and the perspective of two Vietnamese refugees, in Lack and Templeton (eds), Bold experiment : a documentary history of Australian immigration since 1945 ISBN: 9780195535488; 0195535480, (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1995), pp.230-5, 243-8, 250-7, 264-7.

Keith Dunstan [aka. Batman], ‘Italy in Suburbia’, Bulletin, 3 May 1969, reprinted in John Lack and Jacqui Templeton (eds), Bold experiment : a documentary history of Australian immigration since 1945 ISBN: 9780195535488; 0195535480, Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1995, pp.120-3.

John Lack and Jacqueline Templeton (eds), Bold experiment : a documentary history of Australian immigration since 1945 ISBN: 9780195535488; 0195535480, Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1995.

Andrew Markus, ‘Legislating White Australia’, in Diane Kirkby (ed.), Sex, power, and justice : historical perspectives of law in Australia ISBN: 9780195537345; 0195537343 (pbk) £15.00 : CIP entry (Jul.), Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1995, pp.237-51.

James Jupp (ed.), The Australian people : an encyclopedia of the nation, its people and their origins ISBN: 0521807891, 2nd ed., (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2001)

James Jupp, From white Australia to Woomera : the story of Australian immigration ISBN: 9780521697897 (paperback); 9780511720222 (ebook), Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Andrew Markus, ‘Everyone Become a Job: Twentieth-Century Immigrants’, in Verity Burgmann and Jenny Lee (eds), A most valuable acquisition : a people's history of Australia since 1788 ISBN: 9780140110555; 0140110550, (Melbourne: Penguin, 1988), pp .87-105

Klaus Neumann, Across the Seas: Australia’s Response to Refugees: A History (Melbourne: Black Inc., 2015) 

Robert van Krieken, ‘Between Assimilation and Multiculturalism: Models of Integration in Australia’, Patterns of prejudice. ISSN: 0031-322x, 64 (2012) 500-17

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The 80s: Transforming Australia

Mark Peel and Christina Twomey, A history of Australia ISBN: 9781137605498 paperback; 9781137605481 hardback; 1137605480 hardback; 1137605499 paperback (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), 238-251

Stuart Macintyre, A Concise History of Australia, 4th edn (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2016), 251-82

James Walter, ‘Growth Resumed, 1983-2000, in The Cambridge history of Australia ISBN: 9781107452008 vol. 1 Paperback; 1107452007; 9781107452039 vol. 2 Paperback; 1107452031 vol. 2, ed. by Alison Bashford and Stuart Macintyre (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2013), pp. 162-86

Frank Bongiorno, The eighties : the decade that transformed Australia ISBN: 9781925203592 (e-book) (Melbourne: Black Inc., 2015)

Ray Broomhill, ‘14 May 1986 – Paul Keating’s “Banana Republic” Statement and the End of the “Golden Age”’, in Turning points in Australian history ISBN: 9781921410567; 1921410566, ed. by Martin Crotty and David Roberts (Sydney: UNSW Press, 2008), pp. 224-38

David Day, ‘Hawke and the Labor Tradition’, in The Hawke government : a critical retrospective ISBN: 9781864032642; 1864032642, ed. by Susan Ryan and Troy Bramston (Melbourne: Pluto Press, 2003), pp. 399-407

Paul Kelly, ‘Labour and Globalisation’, in The Australian century : political struggle in the building of a nation ISBN: 9781876485764, ed. by Robert Manne (Melbourne: Text Publishing, 1999), pp. 224-63

Mark Peel, Good times, hard times : the past and the future in Elizabeth ISBN: 9780522846287 (pbk); 0522846289 (pbk) (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1995)

Ian W. McLean, Why Australia prospered : the shifting sources of economic growth ISBN: 9780691171333 (pbk.) : £18.95 (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012)

Michael Pusey, The experience of middle Australia : the dark side of economic reform ISBN: 9780521658447; 0521651212 (hbk.); 0521658446 (pbk.), (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2003)

Merle Ricklefs, ‘The Asian Immigration Controversies of 1984/85, 1988/89, 1996/97: A Historical Review’, Monash Publications in History, 24 (1997), pp. 39-61 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Paul Smyth and Bettina Cass (eds), Contesting the Australian way : states, markets and civil society ISBN: 9780521633901; 0521633060 (pbk) : No price; 0521633907, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998)

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The Howard Years: Tampa Crisis and the Rise of One Nation

Mark Peel and Christina Twomey, A history of Australia ISBN: 9781137605498 paperback; 9781137605481 hardback; 1137605480 hardback; 1137605499 paperback (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), 252-65

Stuart Macintyre, A Concise History of Australia, 4th edn (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2016), 283-322

Murray Groot, ‘The New Millenium’, in The Cambridge history of Australia ISBN: 9781107452008 vol. 1 Paperback; 1107452007; 9781107452039 vol. 2 Paperback; 1107452031, vol. 2, ed. by Alison Bashford and Stuart Macintyre (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2013), pp. 187-212

Ruth Balint, Troubled waters : borders, boundaries and possession in the Timor Sea ISBN: 9781741143614; 1741143616 (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2005)

Tony Birch, ‘“Black Armbands and White Veils”: John Howard’s Moral Amnesia’, Melbourne Historical Journal, 25 (1997), 8-16 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Andrew Bonnell and Martin Crotty, ‘Australia’s History under Howard, 1996-2007’, Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. ISSN: 0002-7162, 617 (2008), 149-69

Sean Brawley, ‘“A Comfortable and Relaxed Past”: John Howard and the “Battle of History”: The First Phase - February 1992 to March 1996’, Electronic Journal of Australian and New Zealand History, 27 April 1997, http://pandora.nla.gov.au/nph-wb/19970904130000/http://www.jcu.edu.au/aff/history/article/brawley.htm   

Judith Brett, Australian Liberals and the Moral Middle Class (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2003), chapter 9 and conclusion. Chapter 8 is also useful.

Anna Clark, ‘History in Black and White: A Critical Analysis of the Black Armband Debate’, Journal of Australian studies ISSN: 1444-3058, 26 (2002), 1-15

Joy Damousi, ‘Writing Gender into History and History into Gender: Creating a Nation and Australian Historiography’, Gender & history. ISSN: 0953-5233, 11 (1999), 612-24

Graeme Davison, The use and abuse of Australian history ISBN: 9781864487206; 1864487208 (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2000), pp.1-19

Iva Ellen Deutchman, ‘Pauline Hanson and the Rise and Fall of the Radical Right in Australia’, Patterns of prejudice. ISSN: 0031-322x, 34 (2000), 49-62

Carol Johnson, ‘John Howard’s “Values” and Australian Identity’, Australian journal of political science. ISSN: 1036-1146, 42 (2007), 195-209

Michael Leach et al. (eds), The rise and fall of One Nation ISBN: 9780702231360; 0702231363 (St Lucia, UQP, 2000)

Benjamin T. Jones, This Time: Australia’s Republican Past and Future (Melbourne: Black Inc., 2018)  

Benjamin T. Jones, Frank Bongiorno and John Uhr (eds), Elections Matter: Ten Federal Elections that Shaped Australia (Melbourne: Monash University Publishing, 2018)  

Robert Manne, ‘26 August-11 September 2001 – From Tampa to 9/11: Seventeen Days that Changed Australia’, in Turning points in Australian history ISBN: 9781921410567; 1921410566, ed. by Martin Crotty and David Roberts (Sydney: UNSW Press, 2008), pp. 239-54

Robert Manne, ‘The Howard Years: A Political Interpretation’, in The Howard years ISBN: 9780975076910; 0975076914, ed. by Robert Manne (Melbourne: Text Publishing, 2004)

Stuart Macintyre and Anna Clark, The History Wars, rev. ed., (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2004)

Mark McKenna, ‘“I wonder whether I belong”: Manning Clark and the Politics of Australian History’, Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 34 (2003), 364-83

Richard Nile, ‘Australian Studies: Australian History, Australian Studies and the New Economy’, Journal of Australian studies ISSN: 1444-3058, 74 (2002), 191-206.

Klaus Neumann and Gwenda Tavan, Does History Matter? Making and Debating Citizenship, Immigration and Refugee Policy in Australia and New Zealand, (Canberra: ANU E-Press, 2009) Available for free download from the publisher: https://press.anu.edu.au/publications/series/australia-and-new-zealand-school-government-anzsog/does-history-matter

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One or Many? Understanding Australian Identity

F.L. Jones, ‘Diversities of National Identity in a Multicultural Society: The Australian Case’, National identities ISSN: 1460-8944, 2 (2000), 175-86

Neville Meaney, ‘Britishness and Australian Identity: The Problem of Nationalism in Australian History and Historiography’, Australian historical studies. ISSN: 1031-461X, 32 (2001) 76-90

Anthony Moran, ‘Multiculturalism as Nation-Building in Australia: Inclusive National Identity and the Embrace of Diversity’, Ethnic and racial studies. ISSN: 0141-9870, 34 (2011), 2153-72

Nola Purdie, ‘Australian National Identity: Young Peoples’ Conceptions of What It Means to be Australian’, National identities ISSN: 1460-8944, 9 (2007), 67-82

John Hirst, The Australians: Insiders and Outsiders on the National Character since 1770 (Melbourne: Black Inc., 2010)  

This list was last updated on 27/09/2019