Gower, Steve: The Australian War Memorial: A Century on from the Vision

Steve Gower

The Australian War Memorial: A Century on from the Vision, Wakefield Press, Adelaide, 2019

In this book, Steve Gower, the highly successful director of the Australian War Memorial from 1996 to 2012, gives a comprehensive account of the development of the Memorial from its inception just over a century ago … The book recounts the many challenges in establishing the Memorial and then in developing further its galleries and displays, the extensive collection, associated events and the overall supporting facilities.¬†The Australian War Memorial: A century on from the vision¬†also goes behind the scenes to provide insights into the many facets of a major, modern cultural institution. (blurb)

The book is reviewed for Honest History by Derek Abbott. Gower comments on the book.

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