War: World War I

Amat, J., Filippucci, P. & Savouret, E. 2015

‘“The Cemetery of France”: reconstruction and memorialisation on the Battlefield of Verdun (France)’, in M. Sørenen & D. Rose (eds) War and Cultural Heritage: Biographies of Place, New York: Cambridge University Press, 46-68.

Bourke, J. 1996

Dismembering the Male: Men’s Bodies, Britain and the Great War, London: Reaktion Books.

Cahir, F., Weuffen, S., Smith, M. & 2 others 2019

Australian War Graves Workers and World War One, Cham: Palgrave Pivot.

Dreyfus, J-M. 2015

‘Renationalising bodies? The French search mission for the corpses of detainees in Germany, 1946-58’, in J-M. Dreyfus & É. Anstett (eds) Human Remains and Mass Violence: Methodological Approaches, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 129-145.

Fathi, R. 2018

“We refused to work until we had better means for handing the bodies”. Discipline at the Australian Graves Detachment’, First World War Studies, 9:1, 35-56.

Fathi, R. 2022

‘Surpressing an “undesirable public controversy”: corpses, the Department of Defence and the Australian Graves Services, 1919-1921’, History Australia, 19:3, 487-505.

Fathi, R. 2023

‘Conceptualising the “Administration of the dead”: cadavers, war and public health in the early 20th century’, History Compass, 21:1.

Gammage, B. 2007

‘The Anzac Cemetery’, Australian Historical Studies, 38: 129, 124-40.

Jug, S. 2020

‘Mourning deaths and constructing afterlives in the Red Army at war’, in C. Cann (ed.) Routledge Handbook of Death and the Afterlife, London: Routledge, 136-152.

Pau, B. 2016

Le Ballet des Morts. Etat, Armée, Families : S’occuper des Corps de la Grande Guerre, Paris: Vuibert.

Rodin, N. 2020

‘Repatriating the remains of Russian combatants during the Great War’ in R. Fathi & E. Robertson (eds) Proximity and Distance: Space, Time and World War I, Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.

Stice, E. 2020

‘For kin and country: reader responses to the uniformity of British war graves in The Times & civilian practices of wartime citizenship’, First World War Studies, 11:2, 141-160.

Tradii, L. 2019

“Their dear remains belong to us alone”: soldiers’ bodies, commemoration, and cultural responses to exhumation after the Great War’, First World War Studies, 10:2-3, 245-261.

Trefalt, B. 2017

‘Collecting bones: Japanese missions for the repatriation of war remains and the unfinished business of the Asia Pacific war’, Australian Humanities Review, 61, 145-159.


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