Honest History E-newsletter No. 41, 7 February 2017

ISSN: 2202-5561 © The Honest History Book is being published in April: read about it; pre-order Professor Frank Bongiorno is the new president of the Honest History association New at honesthistory.net.au Alternative facts? The Australian War Memorial still has trouble counting

Honest History E-newsletter No. 40, 13 December 2016

ISSN: 2202-5561 © SEASON’S GREETINGS This is our final newsletter for 2016. Our next edition will be around the end of January. Meanwhile, we wish all readers, followers and fellow-travellers the very best for Christmas, Hanukkah, Hogmanay, Mohammed’s birthday, New

Honest History E-newsletter No. 39, 11 November 2016

ISSN: 2202-5561 © Special edition for Remembrance Day and the 75th anniversary of the opening of the Australian War Memorial The Honest History book is coming in April 2017; donate to UNSW Press Literary Fund New on the Honest History site

Honest History E-newsletter No. 38, 11 October 2016

ISSN: 2202-5561 © New on the Honest History website (honesthistory.net.au) Honest History: Beyond Anzackery: announcing the Honest History book due out in April 2017 ‘Awkward humility’: the speeches of Brendan Nelson (Part I: Thrice more with feeling): David Stephens writes Turks did the

E-newsletter No. 37, 30 August 2016

ISSN: 2202-5561 © New on the Honest History website (honesthistory.net.au) ‘Anzackery’ defined in new edition of the Australian National Dictionary: Bruce Moore writes Press baron Lord Northcliffe (egged on by Keith Murdoch) talks up the Anzacs after Pozières: Honest History document From

E-newsletter No. 36, 19 July 2016

ISSN: 2202-5561 © New on site ALLIANCES AND IMPLICATIONS Is this the most sycophantic speech by an Australian prime minister? David Stephens does the analysis. Divided sunburnt country: Australia 1916-18 (6): ‘I didn’t raise my son to be a soldier’. Peter

E-newsletter No. 35, 7 June 2016

ISSN: 2202-5561 © New on site Keepers of the flame. Why do the people who control our war memorials look so unlike the rest of us and why does this matter? Divided sunburnt country: Australia 1916-18. A century on, how much will

E-newsletter No.34, 26 April 2016

ISSN: 2202-5561 © New on the site Honest History’s Alternative Guide to the Australian War Memorial: context and contestability Across the sea to Ireland: Australians and the Easter Rising 1916: highlights reel Rush delivery from Ankara: building the Ataturk Memorial in

E-Newsletter No. 33, 15 March 2016

ISSN: 2202-5561 © New on the site In the matter of Agent Orange: Vietnam veterans versus the Australian War Memorial. Jacqueline Bird describes a 20 year struggle to properly tell the story of servicemen’s exposure to chemicals in Vietnam. Constructing nationalism:

E-newsletter No. 32, 2 February 2016

ISSN: 2202-5561 © New Singing country: the musical legacy of David Morrison, Australian of the Year – and a straw in the wind? A story about John Schumann’s song ‘On every Anzac Day’ and what it means for recognition of Indigenous

e-Newsletter No. 31, 1 December 2015

ISSN: 2202-5561 © New on the site There is a new Minister for the Centenary of Anzac. Will he be too busy with his other jobs to do the Anzac job properly? David Stephens writes. Seeking him here, there and everywhere.

E-Newsletter No. 30, 10 October 2015

ISSN: 2202-5561 © Centenary Watch: an open letter from Honest History to the new Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of Anzac Since our last newsletter the government has changed and so has the Minister Assisting the Prime

e-Newsletter No. 29, 1 September 2015

ISSN: 2202-5561 © New on the site http://honesthistory.net.au/ Freedom and the Australian War Memorial: is Honest History not a force for good? Wilfred Burchett (in Moscow and out of it) recalled by Rupert Lockwood: highlights reel (I) Clive James' book

e-Newsletter No.28, 4 August 2015

ISSN: 2202-5561 © New on the site (http://honesthistory.net.au/) Hiroshima-Nagasaki 70 and Lone Pine 100: images for two anniversaries History of unrest and turmoil: Barbara Carol Heaton on coal miners during World War II Hands on History kids program pulls some

E-newsletter no. 27, 7 July 2015

ISSN: 2202-5561 © New on the site http://www.honesthistory.net.au/ Money, Monash and motive: DVA, the Public Works Committee and 'an international standard interpretive centre' in France (Immersion I of II) Sideways towards conscription: WM Hughes and the War Census of 1915

e-Newsletter no.26, 9 June 2015

ISSN: 2202-5561 © New on the site http://honesthistory.net.au/ Getting right with Vietnam: some myth-busting is needed Ataturk in the City of Hume: an exchange of correspondence Anzac and Anzackery: David Stephens contrasts the ideal and the caricature Sex on the

e-Newsletter no. 25, 12 May 2015

ISSN: 2202-5561 © New on the site Asking difficult questions: two major Anzac speeches from Douglas Newton (author of Hell-Bent: Australia’s Leap into the Great War) VDs as well as VCs: Diane Bell reviews Raden Dunbar’s probing book The Secrets

E-newsletter no. 24, 14 April 2015

ISSN: 2202-5561 © New on the site http://honesthistory.net.au/ Women’s power to stop war: Margaret Bearlin on the 100th anniversary of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) Gallipoli 1915: a century on: Peter Stanley reports on the Australian War Memorial-ANU

E-newsletter no. 23, 3 March 2015

ISSN: 2202-5561 (c) New on the site Defining Moments lets people decide on our national stories (plural): National Museum of Australia Is this ‘our story’? Another look at the Australian War Memorial’s refurbished galleries and what lies beneath Words in the trenches:

E-newsletter no.22, 3 February 2015

ISSN: 2202-5561 © New on the site (honesthistory.net.au) Anzac’s unauthorised biographer talks at ADFA Summer School: Carolyn Holbrook Cowardice: A Brief History: Chris Walsh’s book reviewed by Diane Bell Indigenous tactics in the Frontier Wars: Ray Kerkhove explains A family viewpoint on Anzackery: former soldier David

E-newsletter no. 21, 2 December 2014

ISSN:2202-5561 © This is our final newsletter for 2014. We resume newsletters again early in February. We will still be updating the site regularly; subscribe to our RSS Feed to get advice of updates or simply browse the site, particularly under

E-newsletter no. 20, 5 November 2014

ISSN:2202-5561 © New on Honest History website: http://honesthistory.net.au Does arms spending lead to war? we ask questions about the links over fifty years between Australian spending on arms imports and our commitments to wars Honest History is a cause, not a

E-newsletter no. 19, 7 October 2014

ISSN:2202-5561 © New on our website honesthistory.net.au Defining moments and strands of our history: we compare notes with the National Museum of Australia Is Gallipoli at risk of disastrous bushfires? Peter Stanley reports; Guardian Australia Family focus allows better remembrance: Richard Reid writes

E-Newsletter No. 18, 2 September 2014

ISSN:2202-5561 © Not just a newsletter, also a website; these are new Loyalty long ago and honesty today: Pamela Burton on claims that Dr John Burton was a spy Pioneering writing on the Frontier Wars: Humphrey McQueen (1973, 1977 and 1981) Blokes

E-Newsletter no.17, 6 August 2014

ISSN:2202-5561 © Not only a newsletter but also a website, with these new items: And the war came (rapidly): the Australian press in the final, nervous days before the Great War Kokoda revisionism: does it matter that we were not outnumbered? Anthony

E-newsletter no 16, 7 July 2014

ISSN:2202-5561 © Honest History Inc. 2014 Not only a newsletter but also a website … with these new items The Simpson Prize: civics education or proper history for Years 9 and 10? NAIDOC Week and Indigenous warriors: copping out or playing it carefully? Anzac and

E-Newsletter no. 15, 12 June 2014

ISSN:2202-5561 © Honest History Inc. 2014 Not only a newsletter but also a website New on honesthistory.net.au Battlefield tourism: Paul Daley (author, columnist with Guardian Australia) brings a different perspective; haunting photographs by Mike Bowers (ABC Insiders) True face of war: Kerry Neale

E-Newsletter no. 14, 22 May 2014

ISSN:2202-5561 © Honest History Inc. 2014 Not only a newsletter but also a website New on honesthistory.net.au Alison Broinowski: fascism and Malcolm Fraser’s new book on us and our allies Ben Wadham: camouflage and our national identity (illustrated Amy Hamilton) Tom O’Lincoln‘s

E-newsletter no.13, 30 April 2014

ISSN:2202-5561 © Honest History Inc. 2014 New on the site  Alternative Anzac: Remembering and Healing in Lismore models a peaceful world Alison Broinowski on some exotic characters with Australian connections New members join the Honest History committee Paddy Gourley on a defence spending

E-Newsletter no. 12, 31 March 2014

ISSN:2202-5561 © Honest History Inc. 2014 New at honesthistory.net.au Judy Hemming (UC) and Michael McKinley (ANU) on the recent history of drones: military breakthrough? civilian boon? implications for Australia? Glenda Sluga (USyd) on the European reception for Christopher Clark’s The Sleepwalkers: an historian’s interpretation of

E-Newsletter no. 11, 12 March 2014

ISSN:2202-5561 © Honest History Inc. 2014 Donate to Honest History: Pay Pal now available Write for Honest History: contact us to ask how Follow us on Twitter @honesthistory1 New on honesthistory.net.au The Honest History committee addresses honesty and dishonesty Doug Hynd on

E-Newsletter No. 10, 24 February 2014

ISSN:2202-5561 © Honest History Inc. 2014 Donate to Honest History: a force for good; Pay Pal now available Write for Honest History: contact us to ask how New on the website Michael Piggott reviews the Anzac Voices exhibition at the Australian War

E-newsletter No. 9, 5 February 2014

ISSN:2202-5561 © Honest History Inc. 2014 NEW on the HONEST HISTORY website Hugh White from ANU writes and talks about Australians’ attitude to war and how it has got us into awkward situations in the past and may do so again in

E-Newsletter No.8, January 2014

ISSN:2202-5561 © Honest History Inc. 2014 A Happy New Year to all our readers. New on the website is a note on the announcement by Education Minister Chris Pyne of a review of the national curriculum. Honest History and many others had anticipated

E-Newsletter no.7, 4 December 2013

ISSN:2202-5561 © Honest History Inc. 2014 New content at Honest History since last e-Newsletter Subscribers will have received our special Newsletter recording the official website launch, and pointing to Paul Daley’s launch speech exploring how authors deal with myths, linking this to

E-newsletter No. 6, October 2013

ISSN:2202-5561 © Honest History Inc. 2013 Website launch The new Honest History website (www.honesthistory.net.au) will be launched by Paul Daley, journalist and author (Beersheba,  Armageddon: Two Men on an Anzac Trail, Collingwood: A Love Story, Canberra) 6.00 pm, Thursday, 7 November 2013

E-newsletter No.5, September 2013

ISSN:2202-5561 © Honest History Inc. 2013 Website launch The new Honest History website (www.honesthistory.net.au) will be launched by Paul Daley, journalist and author (Beersheba, Armageddon: Two Men on an Anzac Trail, Collingwood: A Love Story,Canberra) 6.00 pm, Thursday, 7 November 2013 Manning

E-newsletter No. 4, August 2013

H O N E S T    H I S T O R Y E-newsletter No. 4, August 2013 ISSN:2202-5561 © Honest History Inc. 2013 Gallipoli – 98 years on: Professor Peter Stanley’s speech to Gallipoli Memorial Club symposium, 7 August 2013

E-newsletter No. 3, August 2013

H O N E S T    H I S T O R Y E-newsletter No. 3, August 2013 ISSN:2202-5561 © Honest History Inc. 2013 Contents Honest History: what’s it all about? Honest portrayal of the POW experience Eureka: have we found

E-newsletter No. 2, June 2013

H O N E S T   H I S T O R Y Newsletter No. 2, 21 June 2013 ISSN: 2202-5561  © Honest History Inc. 2013 We hadn’t planned another newsletter until late July but this deserves a special

E-newsletter No. 1, May 2013

The original PDF version may be downloaded here H O N E S T   H I S T O R Y E-newsletter No. 1, May 2013 ISSN: 2202-5561  © Honest History Inc. 2013 Contents An e-newsletter introducing a website

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