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Title Scholars at war : Australasian social scientists, 1939-1945 / edited by Geoffrey Gray, Doug Munro and Christine Winter.

Imprint Canberra : ANU E Press, 2012.
Publication Info. 2012


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe JSTOR Open Ebooks  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 285 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
data file rda
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Geoffrey Gray, Doug Munro and Christine Winter -- Part I: The Australians / Geoffrey Gray and Christine Winter -- A.P. Elkin: public morale and propaganda / John Pomeroy -- Conlon's remarkable circus / Cassandra Pybus -- H. Ian Hogbin: 'official adviser on native affairs' / Geoffrey Gray -- W.E.H. Stanner: wasted war years / Geoffrey Gray -- Camilla Wedgwood: 'what are you educating natives for' / David Wetherell -- Ronald Murray Berndt: 'work of national importance' / Geoffrey Gray -- The road to Conlon's circus-and beyond: a personal retrospective / J.D. Legge -- Part II: The New Zealanders / Doug Munro -- Derek Freeman at war / Peter Hempenstall -- J.W. Davidson on the home front / Doug Munro -- Neville Phillips and the mother country / Jock Phillips -- Dan Davin: the literary legacy of war / Janet Wilson.
Summary Examines the effect World War II had of the careers of Australasian social scientists. It links a group of scholars through geography, transnational, national and personal scholarly networks, and shared intellectual traditions, explores their use and contextualizes their experiences and contributions within wider examinations of the role of intellectuals in war.
Language English.
Subject Anthropologists -- Australia -- Biography.
Anthropologists -- New Zealand -- Biography.
Historians -- Australia -- Biography.
Historians -- New Zealand -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Science.
Social sciences -- Australia.
Social sciences -- New Zealand.
Society and social sciences Society and social sciences.
Sociology and anthropology.
HISTORY -- Australia & New Zealand.
Anthropologists. (OCoLC)fst00810184
Historians. (OCoLC)fst00957686
Science. (OCoLC)fst01108176
Social sciences. (OCoLC)fst01122877
Australia. (OCoLC)fst01204543
New Zealand. (OCoLC)fst01204542
World War (1939-1945) (OCoLC)fst01180924
Chronological Term 1939-1945
Indexed Term Anthropologists
Social sciences
World war
New zealand
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Electronic books.
Added Author Gray, Geoffrey (Geoffrey G.)
Munro, Doug.
Winter, Christine.
ISBN 9781921862502 (electronic bk.)
1921862505 (electronic bk.)
9781921862496 (pbk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000049617836
AU@ 000050867105
AU@ 000051589413
AU@ 000060581767
GBVCP 1008657468
GBVCP 865745552

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