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ANZAC Treasures

The Gallipoli Collection of the Australian War Memorial

Peter Pedersen



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Murdoch Books
24 September 2014
History; First World War; Battles & campaigns; Memorials & rolls of honour
ABBEY'S CHOICE OCTOBER 2014 ----- A beautifully produced, lavishly illustrated commemorative volume drawing on the Memorial's unique collection of Gallipoli-related objects, photographs, artworks, diaries, letters, maps and personal memorabilia.

This landmark publication commemorates the centenary of the Great War's Gallipoli campaign, 25 April 1915 to 9 January 1916. ANZAC Treasures approaches the subject of Gallipoli not only from a military perspective but also in terms of its social impact and its role in commemoration and nation building. It does so through the Memorial's immensely rich and varied National Collection, which provides a tangible link to ANZAC and gives an unparalleled insight into its many facets. The legend and reality of ANZAC are encapsulated within the relics, photographs, artworks, documentary records, personal diaries and letters that are displayed to dramatic and moving effect in a beautifully designed and produced commemorative volume.

Dr Peter Pedersen, formerly Head of the Research Centre at the Australian War Memorial, is one of Australia's leading military historians. He has written eight books on the First World War and led many battlefield tours to Gallipoli, the Western Front and other battlefields in Europe and Asia. Dr Pedersen is currently consultant historian to the Australian Department of Veterans' Affairs.

Anzac Treasures: The Gallipoli Collection of the Australian War Memorial by Peter Pedersen at Abbey's Bookshop 131 York Street, Sydney
By:   Peter Pedersen
Imprint:   Murdoch Books
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 275mm,  Width: 215mm,  Spine: 51mm
Weight:   2.480kg
ISBN:   9781742667232
ISBN 10:   1742667236
Pages:   432
Publication Date:   24 September 2014
Recommended Age:   From
Audience:   General/trade ,  General/trade ,  ELT Advanced ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
  • Short-listed for ABIA Illustrated Book of the Year Award 2015 (Australia)
  • Shortlisted for ABIA Australian Illustrated Book of the Year 2015.

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