Australia Oceania

Download Anzac Labour: Workplace Cultures in the Australian Imperial by Nathan Wise PDF

By Nathan Wise

Anzac Labour explores the horror, frustration and exhaustion surrounding operating existence within the Australian Imperial strength throughout the First international warfare. in line with letters and diaries of Australian squaddies, it lines the background of labor and place of work cultures via Australia, the beaches of Gallipoli, the fields of France and Belgium, and the close to East.

Show description

Read Online or Download Anzac Labour: Workplace Cultures in the Australian Imperial Force during the First World War PDF

Similar australia & oceania books

An Uneasy Relationship: Norfolk Island and the Commonwealth of Australia

The placement of Norfolk Island, as a territory of the Commonwealth of Australia, is among the old anomalies in governance, which has endured due to the fact 1914. It displays the direct ancient linkages among the British Crown and people Norfolk Islanders who have been descendants of Pitcairn Islanders of Mutiny at the Bounty reputation.

Gallipoli : the Turkish story

Each Australian the right age to learn and write has heard of Gallipoli, but what percentage folks have encountered whatever past the Australian point of view. This account from a Turkish viewpoint broadens our wisdom of those tragic occasions. summary: each Australian the right age to learn and write has heard of Gallipoli, but what number folks have encountered whatever past the Australian point of view.

Anzac Labour: Workplace Cultures in the Australian Imperial Force during the First World War

Anzac Labour explores the horror, frustration and exhaustion surrounding operating lifestyles within the Australian Imperial strength through the First global struggle. in accordance with letters and diaries of Australian squaddies, it strains the heritage of labor and office cultures via Australia, the seashores of Gallipoli, the fields of France and Belgium, and the close to East.

Bombs over Bikini The World's First Nuclear Disaster (Nonfiction - Young Adult)

In 1946, as a part of the chilly conflict hands race, the U.S. army introduced a software to check nuclear bombs within the Marshall Islands of the Pacific Ocean. From 1946 until eventually 1958, the army detonated sixty-seven nuclear bombs over the areas Bikini and Enewetak Atolls. The 12th bomb, known as Bravo, turned the worlds first nuclear catastrophe.

Additional info for Anzac Labour: Workplace Cultures in the Australian Imperial Force during the First World War

Example text

As men settled into their positions the nature of conditions, the nature of warfare and the nature of work subtly changed. Neither side could budge the other from their entrenchments and thus the conflict went below ground. Work below ground Tunnelling provided an innovative way of engaging the enemy. Men could tunnel towards the enemy lines for days on end without being seen or heard by the enemy. A group of men, working together, typically took turns: one or two digging at the face of a tunnel, one giving directions, while others rested.

1 The plan was to take the peninsula swiftly and then march on through to Constantinople. With the Ottoman capital captured, the empire would be crippled and the allied trade route could be re-opened to Russia through the Bosphorus Strait and the Black Sea. 3 On paper this simply meant the movement of forces over a contoured map, in reality it led to a futile campaign that cost thousands of lives. At 4:30am the covering force, the 3rd Australian Infantry Brigade, landed ashore around a point known as Ari Burnu.

The column of strikers and protesters wound their way down to the Domain where they finished, and from here the men dispersed. With the industrial action complete, some continued on sightseeing tours around the city, some continued to drink, while others returned to camp in Liverpool and Casula. 83 There were clearly two sides to what has become known as the Liverpool-Sydney riot, or the ‘Battle of Sydney’. As noted, this was intended as a strike, as a stoppage of work and a protest against changes to working conditions.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.55 of 5 – based on 18 votes