Australia, Two Centuries of War & Peace

Edited by M McKernan and M Browne

A collection of writings by leading historians on the impact of war on Australia and Australian society. This collection was written during the 1980's as a contribution to Australia's bicentenary. The writings include the development of Australia's military forces from their colonial beginnings, and their first deployment on Australian soil to Australia's involvement in the global conflicts of the twentieth century, the Returned Services League, and the myth of the Australian digger. Hard cover, illustrated, 467 pages.