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              Australians in Papua New Guinea 1960-1975
               

              Australians in Papua New Guinea 1960-1975 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Spark, Ceridwen; Spark, Seumas; Twomey, Christina

              • RRP: $74.54
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              Australians in Papua New Guinea, provides a history of the late Australian years in Papua New Guinea through the eyes of thirteen Australian and four Papua New Guineans. The book presents the experiences of Australians who went to work in PNG over several decades before the 1970s.... Australians in Papua New Guinea begins with medical practitioners: Michael Alpers, Ken Clezy, Margaret Smith, Ian Maddocks and Anthony Radford (with accompanying reflections by wife, Robin) who grappled with complex medical issues in difficult surroundings. Other contributors-John Langmore, John Ley and Bill Brown-became experts in governance. The final group featured were involved in education and social change: Ken Inglis, Bill Gammage, and Christine Stewart. Papua New Guinean contributors: medical expert Sir Isi Henao Kevau, diplomats Charles Lepani and Dame Meg Taylor, and educator and politician Dame Carol Kidu further deepen the quality of this collection. A final reflection is provided by historian Jonathan Ritchie, himself part of an Australian family in PNG. This extraordinary book balances expatriates with indigenous Papua New Guineans, balances gender, and pioneers an innovative combination of written reminiscences and interviews. The history of this important Pacific nation unfolds as do the histories of individuals who were involved in its formative decades.
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              ISBN 9781921902437
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2014
              Publisher University of Queensland Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Pacific studies
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              Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
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              The Battle Within: POWs in postwar Australia

              The Battle Within: POWs in postwar Australia (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Twomey, Christina

              • RRP: $47.99
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              Follows the stories of 15,000 Australian prisoners of war from the moment they were released by the Japanese at the end of World War II. Their struggle to rehabilitate themselves and to win compensation and acknowledgement from their own country was just beginning. This moving bo...ok shows that the battle within was both a personal and a national one.
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              ISBN 9781742235684
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2018
              Publisher NewSouth Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
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              A History of Australia
                

              A History of Australia (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Peel, Mark; Twomey, Christina

              • RRP: $87.99
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              From the first explorers to present-day Australians, via the great migrations of the centuries in between, Australia's story has been shaped by movement and mobility. This cultural, political and social history offers a clear chronological narrative which brings to life the ideas..., hopes and journeys of Australians past and present.
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              ISBN 9780230001640
              Released NZ 29 Dec 2011
              Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Palgrave Essential Histories Series
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              The Pacific War: Aftermaths, Remembrance and Culture
               

              The Pacific War: Aftermaths, Remembrance and Culture (Paperback)

              Edited by Twomey, Christina; Koh, Ernest

              • RRP: $93.99
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              The Pacific War is an umbrella term that refers collectively to a disparate set of wars, however, this book presents a strong case for considering this assemblage of conflicts as a collective, singular war. It highlights the genuine thematic commonalities in the legacies of war t...hat cohere across the Asia-Pacific and shows how the wars, both individually and collectively, wrought dramatic change to the geo-political makeup of the region. This book discusses the cultural, political and social implications of the Pacific War and engages with debates over the war's impact, legacies, and continuing cultural resonances. Crucially, it examines the meanings and significance of the Second World War from a truly international perspective and the contributors present fascinating case studies that highlight the myriad of localised idiosyncrasies in how the Pacific War has been remembered and deployed in political contexts. The chapters trace the shared legacy that the individual wars had on demographics, culture and mobility across the Asia Pacific, and demonstrate how in the aftermath of the war political borders were transformed and new nation states emerged. The book also considers racial and sexual tensions which accompanied the arrival of both Allied and Axis personnel and their long lasting consequences, as well as the impact returning veterans and the war crime trials that followed the conflict had on societies in the region. In doing so, it succeeds in illuminating the events and issues that unfolded in the weeks, months, and indeed decades after the war. This interdisciplinary volume examines the aftermaths and legacies of war for individuals, communities, and institutions across South, Southeast, and East Asia, Oceania, and the Pacific world. As such, it will be welcomed by students and scholars of Asian history, modern history and cultural history, as well as by those interested in issues of memory and commemoration.
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              ISBN 9781138092075
              Released NZ 24 May 2017
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia
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              The Pacific War: Aftermaths, Remembrance and Culture
               

              The Pacific War: Aftermaths, Remembrance and Culture (Hardback)

              Edited by Twomey, Christina; Koh, Ernest

              • RRP: $294.00
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              This book discusses the cultural, political and social implications of the Pacific War and stimulates debate about the war's impact, legacies, and continuing cultural resonances as we approach the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. The case studies consider the ...commemoration, remembrance and representation of the Pacific War in heritage sites, museums, monuments, battlefield tours, ceremonial occasions and key anniversaries; war crimes trials and the questions of justice, apologies, reparations and compensation claims; decolonisation, independence movements and counter-insurgencies; cultural productions focused on the impact and legacy of the war, including film and television series; and contested histories and historiographies of Japanese imperialism, the Pacific War, and its aftermath.
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              ISBN 9780415740647
              Released NZ 4 Sep 2014
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia
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              A History of Australia
                

              A History of Australia (Hardback)

              By Peel, Mark; Twomey, Christina

              • RRP: $207.99
              • $207.99
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              From the first explorers to present-day Australians, via the great migrations of the centuries in between, Australia's story has been shaped by movement and mobility. This cultural, political and social history offers a clear chronological narrative which brings to life the ideas..., hopes and journeys of Australians past and present.
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              ISBN 9780230001633
              Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781137605481
              Released NZ 29 Dec 2011
              Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Palgrave Essential Histories Series
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              The Battle Within
               

              The Battle Within (EPUB ebook)

              By Twomey, Christina

              Follows the stories of 15,000 Australian prisoners of war from the moment they were released by the Japanese at the end of World War II. Their struggle to rehabilitate themselves and to win compensation and acknowledgement from their own country was just beginning. This moving bo...ok shows that the battle within was both a personal and a national one.
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              ISBN 9781742244099
              Available in EPUB
              Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
              Language en
              Published NZ 25 Sep 2018
              Publisher University of New South Wales
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Australians in Papua New Guinea 1960-1975
               

              Australians in Papua New Guinea 1960-1975 (EPUB ebook)

              Edited by Spark, Ceridwen; Spark, Seumas; Twomey, Christina

              Australians in Papua New Guinea provides a history of the late Australian years in Papua New Guinea through the eyes of 13 Australians and four Papua New Guineans by presenting the experiences of Australians who went to work in Papua New Guinea (PNG) over several decades before t...he 1970s. This extraordinary book balances expatriates with indigenous Papua New Guineans, balances gender, and pioneers an innovative combination of written reminiscences and interviews that reveal the impact of Australian colonial policy on pre-indendence PNG. It follows medical practitioners Michael Alpers, Ken Clezy, Margaret Smith, Ian Maddocks, and Anthony Radford (with accompanying reflections by wife, Robin) who grappled with complex medical issues in difficult surroundings. Other contributors-John Langmore, John Ley, and Bill Brown-became experts in governance. The final group featured was involved in education and social change: Ken Inglis, Bill Gammage, and Christine Stewart. Papua New Guinean contributors: medical expert Sir Isi Henao Kevau, diplomats Charles Lepani and Dame Meg Taylor, and educator and politician Dame Carol Kidu further deepen the insights of this collection. A final reflection is provided by historian Jonathan Ritchie, himself part of an Australian family in PNG. The history of this important Pacific nation unfolds as do the histories of individuals who were involved in its formative decades.
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              ISBN 9781921902444
              Available in EPUB
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              Language en
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2014
              Publisher University of Queensland Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Pacific Studies Series
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              A History of Australia
               

              A History of Australia (Hardback, 2nd ed. 2018)

              By Peel, Mark; Twomey, Christina

              • RRP: $257.99
              • $257.99
              • Available At Publisher

              A History of Australia weaves together a vivid, multi-dimensional history that considers key cultural, social, political and economic events and issues within the wider global context.

              ISBN 9781137605481
              Released NZ 18 Nov 2017
              Publisher Macmillan Education
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Macmillan Essential Histories
              Availability
              Available at publisher; allow 3-6 weeks delivery due to Covid 19 freight delays
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              Australians in Papua New Guinea 1960-1975
               

              Australians in Papua New Guinea 1960-1975 (PDF ebook)

              Edited by Spark, Ceridwen; Spark, Seumas; Twomey, Christina

              Australians in Papua New Guinea provides a history of the late Australian years in Papua New Guinea through the eyes of 13 Australians and four Papua New Guineans by presenting the experiences of Australians who went to work in Papua New Guinea (PNG) over several decades before t...he 1970s. This extraordinary book balances expatriates with indigenous Papua New Guineans, balances gender, and pioneers an innovative combination of written reminiscences and interviews that reveal the impact of Australian colonial policy on pre-indendence PNG. It follows medical practitioners Michael Alpers, Ken Clezy, Margaret Smith, Ian Maddocks, and Anthony Radford (with accompanying reflections by wife, Robin) who grappled with complex medical issues in difficult surroundings. Other contributors-John Langmore, John Ley, and Bill Brown-became experts in governance. The final group featured was involved in education and social change: Ken Inglis, Bill Gammage, and Christine Stewart. Papua New Guinean contributors: medical expert Sir Isi Henao Kevau, diplomats Charles Lepani and Dame Meg Taylor, and educator and politician Dame Carol Kidu further deepen the insights of this collection. A final reflection is provided by historian Jonathan Ritchie, himself part of an Australian family in PNG. The history of this important Pacific nation unfolds as do the histories of individuals who were involved in its formative decades.
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              ISBN 9781921902451
              Available in PDF
              Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
              Language en
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2014
              Publisher University of Queensland Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Pacific Studies Series
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