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作者 Wise, Nathan
書名 ANZAC labour [electronic resource] : workplace cultures in the Australian imperial force during the First World War / Nathan Wise
出版項 Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan : [distributor] Macmillan(US), 2014
國際標準書號 1137363983 (electronic bk.) : £55.00
9781137363978
9781137363985 (electronic bk.) : £55.00
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版本 1st ed
說明 200 p. : 1 ill
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Epublication based on: 9781137363978, 2014
1. Introduction 2. Civilian to Soldier: The Transition of Men from Civil Employment to Military Service 3. The Nature of Work - Gallipoli 4. The Nature of Work - The Western Front 5. The Nature of Work - The Near East 6. Return Home: 'Perhaps Tomorrow We Will Know Exactly How the Situation Stands' 7. Conclusion
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Anzac Labour explores the horror, frustration and exhaustion surrounding working life in the Australian Imperial Force during the First World War. Based on letters and diaries of Australian soldiers, it traces the history of work and workplace cultures through Australia, the shores of Gallipoli, the fields of France and Belgium, and the Near East. Anzac Labour explores the horror, frustration and exhaustion surrounding working life in the Australian Imperial Force during the First World War. Based primarily on the letters, diaries and memoirs of Australian soldiers, this book traces the history of work and workplace cultures through the training camps of Australia, the shores of Gallipoli, the fields of France and Belgium, and the desert sands of the Near East. The reader is guided through soldiers' experiences of digging through dead bodies in the trenches of the Western Front, the tension surrounding carting supplies through sniper fire on Gallipoli, and the weariness experienced by light-horsemen on long patrols through the unforgiving Egyptian desert. Anzac Labour describes how, over several long years of conflict, Australian soldiers committed their minds and bodies not only to combat but also to the daily slog of military work, truly earning their tag as 'diggers'
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Nathan Wise is Lecturer in the School of Humanities at the University of New England (UNE), Australia. His research focuses upon Australian labour, cultural and military history, particularly during the First World War and the Second World War
主題 Great Britain -- History
Great Britain -- History
Great Britain -- Military life
Great Britain -- Military life
World War, 1914-1918 -- Australia
Australasian & Pacific history -- c 1914 to c 1918 (including WW1) -- Australia. bicssc
Colonialism & imperialism -- c 1914 to c 1918 (including WW1) -- Australia. bicssc
First World War -- c 1914 to c 1918 (including WW1) -- Australia. bicssc
Social & cultural history -- c 1914 to c 1918 (including WW1) -- Australia. bicssc
Warfare and Defence. ukslc
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