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John Connor

John Connor is a senior lecturer in history in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at UNSW Canberra. His books include The Australian Frontier Wars 1788–1838 (2002), which was shortlisted for the Royal United Services Institute’s Westminster Medal for Military Literature, Anzac and Empire: George Foster Pearce and the Foundations of Australian Defence (2011) and the ‘Politics’ chapters of The War at Home, co-authored with Peter Stanley and Peter Yule, as part of the five-volume Centenary History of Australia and the Great War (2014–16).

Books from this author
The Shadow Men
April 2017
Australian military history is full of heroes – big names that loom large in the public memory of the nation's wartime experiences, like Monash, Chauvel, Jacka and Blamey.
Australian Frontier Wars, 1788-1838
June 2002