Within a year of troops landing at Gallipoli in April 1915, it had become an offence to use the word Anzac – or even a word similar to it – in trade or business. The impact has been chronicled in a new book by UNSW Law's Catherine Bond.

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Has a national obsession hijacked centenary commemorations of the Great War? 

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Turkish military archives provide many insights into the events of WWI, but rarely have Western scholars made use of them, says UNSW Ottoman Fellow Dr Mesut Uyar.

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Has a national obsession with Anzac hijacked centenary commemorations of the Great War? Read the full story and more in the latest issue of Uniken.


Is it time for a truce between proponents of the differing perspectives of the Anzac legend, asks military historian Craig Stockings.