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On the Home Front: Melbourne in Wartime: – by Kate Darian-Smith
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Investigating the work, leisure, relationships, and fears of the families left behind, this record also covers topics such as Australian nationalism and identity, the challenged traditional roles of mothers and wives, and the issues of drunkenness, gambling, and sexuality on the home front.
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Sort order. Katherine rated it really liked it Dec 09, Melanie Hunt rated it it was amazing Feb 02, Educated at Kew High School. Darian-Smith has been appointed to a number of academic leadership roles at the University of Melbourne.
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From and from she served as Director of the Australian Centre. In recognition of her contribution to research higher degree supervision, Darian-Smith was awarded the University of Melbourne Award for Excellence in Research Higher Degree Supervision the Peter McPhee Award and an Australian Learning and Teaching Council Citation for 'commitment to supervision ensuring the success of diverse postgraduate students researching across disciplines in humanities and creative arts, institutionally and nationally'.
Darian-Smith has fostered ties between Australian academics and international scholars teaching in the area of Australian Studies. She has been a member of the Meanjin Editorial Advisory since and chaired the Meanjin Board of Management from to Darian-Smith's research focuses on Australian cultural and social history, particularly in the twentieth century, encompassing war and Australian society, with reference to gender; the relationship between memory and history, museum studies and exhibiting histories and cultures; ideas of community, society and the build environment in Australia; comparative colonial discourse and postcolonial studies; and rural and urban Australia.