Transnational ties: Australian lives in the world

Desley Deacon (Editor), Penny Russell (Editor), Angela Woollacott (Editor)

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/Anthology

Abstract

Australian lives are intricately enmeshed with the world, bound by ties of allegiance and affinity, intellect and imagination. In Transnational Ties: Australian Lives in the World, an eclectic mix of scholars—historians, literary critics, and museologists—trace the flow of people that helped shape Australia’s distinctive character and the flow of ideas that connected Australians to a global community of thought. It shows how biography, and the study of life stories, can contribute greatly to our understanding of such patterns of connection and explores how transnationalism can test biography’s limits as an intellectual, professional and commercial practice.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationActon, A.C.T.
PublisherANU E Press
Number of pages329
ISBN (Print)9781921536205
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Publication series

NameANU Lives
PublisherANU E-Press

Keywords

  • Ethnology--Australia
  • Cosmopolitanism--Australia
  • Internationalism
  • Australia--Biography

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