Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 July 2015

280 Pages | 28 b&w halftones, 2 maps


ISBN: 9780199644872

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Great Battles

Jenny Macleod

Great Battles

  • The Great Battles Series. The story of the world's most important battles - how they were fought, how they have been commemorated, and the long historical shadows that they have cast
  • The multi-national story of the Gallipoli campaign - as inspirational victory, glorious and romantic defeat, or bitter failure best left forgotten
  • How the Gallipoli story helped forge a post-war Turkish national identity amidst the ruins of the Ottoman empire - and the emergent new identities of both Australia and New Zealand
  • How the campaign has been remembered, from the immediate aftermath to the present day - and what this tells us