Body and Mind

Body and Mind : Historical Essays in Honour of F. B. Smith

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Body and Mind pays tribute to one of Australia's most outstanding and influential historians, F. B. (Barry) Smith. Barry has made pioneering contributions to the political, social and cultural histories of Britain and Australia, and these essays range across the fields he made his own, especially the interconnected histories of medicine (body) and ideas (mind). The editors bring together several generations of Barry's admirers, colleagues, friends and pupils, including Joanna Bourke writing on war and industrial trauma, Peter Edwards on the Agent Orange controversy, Pat Jalland on death in the London Blitz and Phillipa Mein Smith on the idea of Australasia. ""Body and Mind"" is a salute to the inestimable work, and the life and times of F. B. Smith.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 137.92 x 210.06 x 16mm
  • Melbourne University Press
  • Academic Monographs
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • English
  • Print on Demand.
  • 0522857175
  • 9780522857177
  • 2,085,322

About Graeme Davison

Graeme Davison is a Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor in the School of Historical Studies at Monash University since 1982. He has also held appointments at the University of Melbourne, the Australian National University and Harvard University, where he was Professor of Australian Studies. His books include The Rise and Fall of Marvellous Melbourne and How the Car Won Our Hearts and Conquered Our Cities, which won the Nettie Palmer Prize for Nonfiction. Pat Jalland has been a professor of history at the Australian National University since 1997.show more