ANZAC Battlefield: A Gallipoli Landscape of War and Memory

Author(s): Antonio Sagona (Editor); Richard Reid (Editor); Mithat Atabay (Editor); C. J. Mackie (Editor); Ian McGibbon (Editor)

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Anzac Battlefield: A Gallipoli Landscape of War and Memory explores the transformation of Gallipoli's landscape in antiquity, during the famed battles of the First World War and in the present day. Drawing on archival, archaeological and cartographic material, this book unearths the deep history of the Gallipoli peninsula, setting the Gallipoli campaign in a broader cultural and historical context. The book presents the results of an original archaeological survey, the research for which was supported by the Australian, New Zealand and Turkish Governments. The survey examines materials from both sides of the battlefield, and sheds new light on the environment in which Anzac and Turkish soldiers endured the conflict. Richly illustrated with both Ottoman and Anzac archival images and maps, as well as original maps and photographs of the landscape and archaeological findings, Anzac Battlefield is an important contribution to our understanding of Gallipoli and its landscape of war and memory.


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Antonio Sagona is Professor of Archaeology at the University of Melbourne. Mithat Atabay is Professor of Modern History at Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey. Christopher Mackie is Professor of Greek Studies at La Trobe University, Victoria. Ian McGibbon was General Editor (War History) at the Ministry for Culture and Heritage in Wellington, New Zealand. Richard Reid was Senior Historian with the Department of Veterans' Affairs and the Australian War Memorial.

Foreword Tim Evans; Introduction Antonio Sagona and C. J. Mackie; 1. Boundary and divide: some thoughts on the antiquity of the Dardanelles C. J. Mackie, Mithat Atabay, Reyhan Korpe and Antonio Sagona; 2. The Gallipoli campaign: history and legend Sarah Midford, Ian McGibbon, C. J. Mackie and Reyhan Korpe; 3. Recording the battlefield: first steps Richard Reid, Mithat Atabay, Muhammet Erat and Reyhan Korpe; 4. Capturing the battlefield: the story of mapping and air photography Jessie Birkett-Rees; 5. Battlefield archaeology: Gallipoli Antonio Sagona and Jessie Birkett-Rees; 6. Forming the Anzac battlefield Richard Reid and Ian McGibbon; 7. Forming the Ottoman battlefield Mithat Atabay, Reyhan Korpe and Muhammet Erat; 8. Artefacts from the battlefield Antonio Sagona, Jessie Birkett-Rees, Michelle Negus Cleary, Simon Harrington, Mithat Atabay, Reyhan Korpe and Muhammet Erat; 9. Remembering Gallipoli Richard Reid, Ian McGibbon and Sarah Midford; 10. Remembering Gallipoli from a Turkish perspective Mithat Atabay, Muhammet Erat and Reyhan Korpe; Conclusion. The Anzac battlefield Richard Reid, C. J. Mackie, Jessie Birkett-Rees, Antonio Sagona and Michelle Negus Cleary; Appendix. Anzac Gallipoli archaeological database Michelle Negus Cleary, Sarah Midford, Antonio Sagona, Jessie Birkett-Rees, Abby Robinson and Simon Harrington.

General Fields

  • : 9781107111745
  • : Cambridge University Press
  • : Cambridge University Press
  • : 1.15
  • : January 2016
  • : 245mm X 170mm X 32mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Antonio Sagona (Editor); Richard Reid (Editor); Mithat Atabay (Editor); C. J. Mackie (Editor); Ian McGibbon (Editor)
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 940.426
  • : 376