Book Title: A Possession Forever

Subtitle: A Guide to Using Commemorative Memorials and Monuments in the Classroom

Authors: Martin Kerby; Margaret Baguley; Richard Gehrmann; and Alison Bedford

Book Description: This open textbook will guide educators and students through the process of using local monuments and memorials to contextualise, interrogate and extend their knowledge of historical events at a national and international level. Students will learn how to use local history to create an organic patchwork of local stories, interviews, photographs and artefacts contributed by, and for, the community and contextualised nationally and internationally. Through this process they will assume the role of historians rather than passive consumers of dominant ideologies and understand how historical events have shaped diverse views, including their own, of issues such as social justice, democracy, human rights and citizenship.

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Book Description

This open textbook will guide educators and students through the process of using local monuments and memorials to contextualise, interrogate and extend their knowledge of historical events at a national and international level.

Students will learn how to use local history to create an organic patchwork of local stories, interviews, photographs and artefacts contributed by, and for, the community and contextualised nationally and internationally. Through this process they will assume the role of historians rather than passive consumers of dominant ideologies and understand how historical events have shaped diverse views, including their own, of issues such as social justice, democracy, human rights and citizenship.

Authors

Martin Kerby; Margaret Baguley; Richard Gehrmann; and Alison Bedford

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History of architecture

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Title
A Possession Forever
Authors
Martin Kerby; Margaret Baguley; Richard Gehrmann; and Alison Bedford
Editors
Samara Rowling and Nikki Andersen
License

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A Possession Forever: A Guide to Using Commemorative Memorials and Monuments in the Classroom by University of Southern Queensland is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution -ShareAlike 4.0 International Licence, except where otherwise noted. All images contained within this book retain their copyright or original Creative Commons Licences and can only be re-used under their respective licences. Additionally, content from:

  • The Guardian has been used under their terms of use, which permits the use of ‘up to 100 words for a short quotation excluding any advertising or endorsement use’ free of charge.
  • The Queensland War Memorial Register has been used under their terms of use, which permits others to ‘download, display, print and reproduce material from the Queensland War Memorial Register site in unaltered form (retaining these notices) for non-commercial purposes’.

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  • Abousnnouga, G., & Machin, D. (2013). The language of war monuments. Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc. All rights reserved.
  • Johnson, P. (1999). The dedication of the Australian Service Nurses National Memorial. PNGAA Library. https://www.pngaa.net/Library/NurseMemorial.html
  • Photograph of a memorial to the patients and staff of the 117th Australian General Hospital and the 1 Australian Orthopaedic Hospital. Image reproduced with permission from the Glennie School.
  • Photographs by Dylan Robbins.

Book cover by Nikki Andersen. Created with:

  • Photo of Commonwealth Graves Memorial by Acuration used under a CC BY-SA 4.0 licence.
  • Photo of Aboriginal Memorial by Nick D used under a CC BY-SA 4.0 licence.
  • Photo of 9/11 Memorial by Dave Z used under a CC-BY 2.0 licence.
  • Photo of Dalby War Memorial by Heritage Bank Staff used under a CC-BY 3.0 licence.
Primary Subject
History of architecture
Additional Subject(s)
Education, The Arts, Holocaust Memorial or Remembrance Days, First World War, Second World War, Colonialism and imperialism, Australia
Publisher
University of Southern Queensland
Publication Date
October 25, 2021
Ebook ISBN
978-0-6487698-9-7