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    DescriptionThe Australian War Memorial in Canberra is one of Australia's most iconic institutions. Originally conceived during the turbulent years of the First World War, it was opened in 1941 and has grown to become one of the most important symbols of national identity. The Collection Book tells the story of the Memorial and the National Collection - one of the most significant collections of military history in the world. From the battlefields of Europe to peacekeeping operations and the current conflicts in the Middle East, the artefacts of almost a century of collecting are brought to life through the rich personal stories behind them. With specially commissioned photography, The Collection Book is a commemoration to all those who have served Australia and a tribute to the enduring qualities that forged its identity.


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    Title
    Australian War Memorial
    Subtitle
    Treasures from a Century of Collecting
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Nola Anderson
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 624
    Width: 215 mm
    Height: 275 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781742660127
    ISBN 10: 1742660126
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1MBF
    BIC subject category V2: HBW
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 520
    Abridged Dewey: 355
    LC classification: U
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET026
    Ingram Theme: CULT/AUSTRL
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15850
    BIC subject category V2: JWTY
    BISAC V2.8: HIS004000
    BIC subject category V2: 1MBF
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027000, ARC024010
    DC23: 355.0074099
    Publisher
    MURDOCH BOOKS
    Imprint name
    PIER 9
    Publication date
    15 May 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Millers Point
    Author Information
    Nola Anderson is Assistant Director and Branch Head, National Collection, at the Australian War Memorial, responsible for the Memorial's vast collection of art, photography, film, sound, documents, and military heraldry and technology, spanning Australia's military history from the colonial period to recent conflicts. With over 20 years' experience at the Memorial, she has an in-depth knowledge of its collection, its history and the many stories that bring it to life. Nola has been a contributor to professional arts journals, has curated several exhibitions including the Memorial's Stolen Years, and was a Smithsonian Centre for Museum Studies Fellow at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington.