Congratulations to Alexia Moncrieff for the publication of ‘Expertise, Authority and Control: The Australian Army Medical Corps in the First World War’

Congratulations to Alexia Moncrieff for the publication of Expertise, Authority and Control: The Australian Army Medical Corps in the First World War (Cambridge University Press, 2020). The book charts the development of Australian military medicine in the First World War in the first major study of the Australian Army Medical Corp in over seventy years.    Further information 

Congratulations to Carla Pascoe Leahy and Petra Bueskens for the publication of ‘Australian Mothering: Historical and Sociological Perspectives’

Congratulations to Carla Pascoe Leahy and Petra Bueskens for the publication of Australian Mothering: Historical and Sociological Perspectives (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020). This interdisciplinary collection of 22 chapters defines the field of Australian maternal studies for the first time, covering activism, adoption, birth, breastfeeding, childcare, child support, domestic violence, fatherhood, fertility choices, migration, policy, pregnancy, psychology, relationships, single motherhood, time use, welfare and work. Contributors Read more …

Congratulations to Katrina Kittel for the publication of ‘Shooting Through’

Congratulations to Katrina Kittel for the publication of Shooting Through (Echo Books, 2020). Drawing extensively on first-hand accounts sourced from Australian and British archives, as well as memoirs and oral accounts by ex-POWs and Italian witnesses, the book weaves the stories of thirty escaper groups through time and theme to reveal key evasion routes and the various outcomes that befell escaped POWs Read more …