Memorials to australian participation in wars abound in our landscape from melbournes huge shrine of remembrance to the modest marble soldier obelisk or memorial hall in suburb and country town they mourn and honour australians who have served and died for their country. The war memorials and holy sites of the new civil and nationalist religion of the australian and new zealand air corps anzac are evaluated in this beautifully produced book after the terrors of the first world war australians embarked on a remarkable program of war memorial construction creating . After gallipoli on a scale unknown anywhere else in the world australia embarked on a massive program of war memorial construction the memorials became the holy sites of a new civil and nationalist religion the cult of anzac. Memorials ceremonies history war social history social conditions australia sacred places war memorials in the australian landscape ken inglis assisted by jan brazier. Sacred places war memorials in the australian landscape kenneth stanley inglis jan brazier this is the third edition with a new epilogue and a new foreword by jay winter provided by publisher
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