Thursday, 25 April 2019

The Gallipoli Myth And Australian Nationalism

In portraying the invasion of another country as an heroic act, the Gallipoli Myth invites the interpretation of the European invasion of the Australian continent as being not only legitimate, but noble.

The chief business of a nation, as a nation, is the creation of heroes, mainly bogus.
— HL Mencken

Saturday, 30 March 2019