Anzac Labour

Workplace Cultures in the Australian Imperial Force during the First World War

  • Nathan Wise

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Nathan Wise
    Pages 1-7
  3. Nathan Wise
    Pages 35-48
  4. Nathan Wise
    Pages 91-115
  5. Nathan Wise
    Pages 139-142
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 143-183

About this book


Anzac Labour explores the horror, frustration and exhaustion surrounding working life in the Australian Imperial Force during the First World War. Based on letters and diaries of Australian soldiers, it traces the history of work and workplace cultures through Australia, the shores of Gallipoli, the fields of France and Belgium, and the Near East.


Labour military defence army Australian Imperial Force workplace work cultures cultural history Australia First World War World War I Great War gender masculinities class France history

Authors and affiliations

  • Nathan Wise
    • 1
  1. 1.University of New EnglandAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-47318-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-36398-5
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