Memory and history in twenty-first century Australia: A survey of the field

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Memory Studies, 2013, 6 (3), pp. 370 - 383
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This essay surveys the fields of oral history and memory studies in Australia since the publication of the landmark volume Memory and History in Twentieth-Century Australia in 1994. It argues that the practice of oral history has been central to memory studies in Australia, and explores key texts relating to the memory and commemoration of war, colonialism, Indigenous histories, trauma and witnessing in Australian society. © The Author(s) 2013.
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