Beaumont, Joan: Gallipoli and Australian national identity

Joan Beaumont

Gallipoli and Australian national identity’, Neil Garnham & Keith Jeffery, ed., Culture, Place and Identity, University College Dublin Press, Dublin, 2005, pp. 138-51

The article notes ‘the degree to which a conservative state continues to see Anzac as a “charter” for a preferred form of social and political cohesion. Explicit as this mobilisation of the memory of the war by the state was, it was politically possible only because Anzac continued to have a resonance at the private and popular level.’

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