Abstract

Military biography in Australia raises questions about the specific historiography more generally, and about the commemorative and celebratory tendencies in Australian military writing. Recent advances in the field illustrate the continuing tensions within the writing of military history in Australia, and reflect some of the same tendencies elsewhere in the English speaking world.


Keywords

Peer-reviewed, Biography, Military, History, Army, Australia, Memory, Commemoration, Military biography, Life Writing

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Link to Publisher Version (DOI)

http://doi.org/10.1179/204243410X12796373846347