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COVER STORY Current policies leave farmers high and dry in drought

CANBERRA OBSERVED Captain and Lieutenant's $444 million munificence

MEDICAL ETHICS Changes to AHPRA's code of conduct would gag doctors

FOREIGN AFFAIRS Trump delivers for U.S. economy and workers

CHILDREN AND SOCIETY Treating depressed children: How will history judge us?

PRIVACY Big Brother is marketing you

THE FAMILY Humanae Vitae: a prophetic document at 50

SOCIETY AND MORES Novel features of child sexual abuse in our time

EUTHANASIA International expert emphasises palliative care

BIOGRAPHY The trouble with Harry (Freame) is that we've forgotten him

OPINION Just asking ... sauce for the goose ...?

HISTORY Christianity has died. Agreed, and yet ...

MILITARY HISTORY The volunteering spirit proves best in the test

HUMOUR

MUSIC Chilly exposure: The sound and the fury

CINEMA Mission Impossible: Fallout: Ethan Hunt, knight errant

BOOK REVIEW A good diagnosis enables the cure

BOOK REVIEW End of the American empire?

LETTERS

POETRY

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THE SHADOW MEN:
The Leaders Who Shaped the Australian Army from the Veldt to Vietnam

Craig Stockings and John Connor (eds)

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Australian military history is full of heroes – big names that loom large
in the public memory of the nation’s wartime experiences, like Monash, Chauvel, Jacka and Blamey. There is no question that these famous figures of the Australian Army are important, but their story is not the only story. There are also the individuals who shaped the history of the Australian Army in the 20th century, as intellectuals, strategists and administrators, but are largely invisible in popular memory. The Shadow Men brings together some of Australia’s best military historians to shed light on
ten of these men and to bring their achievements and influence into the foreground.

About the Authors

Craig Stockings is a senior lecturer in history at the University of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Force Academy and author and editor of a number of books on Australian military history. His earlier books include The Torch and the Sword: A History of the Army Cadet Movement in Australia.

John Connor is a Senior Lecturer in history in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at UNSW Canberra. He also edited with Craig Stockings Before the Anzac Dawn: A military history of Australia before 1915.


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