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John Monash

a biography

by Serle, Geoffrey.

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Published by Melbourne University Press in association with Monash University, International Scholarly Book Services in Carlton, Vic, Beaverton, Ore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Monash, John, Sir, 1865-1931,
    • Australia. Australian Army -- Biography,
    • Generals -- Australia -- Biography,
    • Engineers -- Australia -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGeoffrey Serle.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU115.2.M66 S47 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 600 p., [29] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages600
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3145831M
      ISBN 100522842399
      LC Control Number82670233

      General Information. Australia’s largest university now has its own publishing arm, with the establishment of Monash University Publishing. Monash University Publishing publishes scholarship of the highest standard across the humanities and social sciences, and specialises in Asian Studies, Politics, Education, Communications, and the study of Australian history, . A very well written book which outlines General Sir John Monash's life in a very systematic and easy to read manner. This book should be compulsory reading for all Australian history students. The book also educates the reader on what Australian Society was like in /5(88).

        It is, of course, in the study of General John Monash who – ever and always a man for the midnight oil, and beyond – continues to form . John Monash Science School is a specialist senior secondary school that caters for students in Year 10 through to Year Our students undertake a three-year VCE program rich in the study of science and mathematics-based subjects, also offering a breadth of studies in other subjects from the Humanities, Physical Education, Arts and Languages.

      In , John Monash married Hannah Victoria Moss and the couple was blessed with a child named Bertha. A year after the World War was over, his wife died of a fatal disease. He authored the book entitled ‘The Australian Victories in France’ which was released in the year In this book, Fischer asks why John Monash was never promoted to Field Marshal, as international precedent suggested was most appropriate, pointing the finger primarily at Billy Hughes, the Australian prime minister from to , within a wider context of establishment suspicion towards this son of a German Jewish migrant.


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Australian General Sir John Monash changed the way wars were fought and won. When the British and German High Commands of the First World War failed to gain ascendancy after four years of unprecedented human slaughter, Monash used innovative techniques and modern technology to plan and win a succession of major battles that led to the end of.

The military valor, scholarship, and entrepreneurial leadership of Sir John Monash are recounted in this biography of one of Australia's most famous public figures.

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The subtitle of this book is ‘Australia’s Greatest Citizen General’, which gave me hope that it might look at Sir John Monash as a citizen as well as a general. Alas, this was not to be. The book is a plea for a re-evaluation of Monash’s contribution as a soldier in World War I, and is central to Fischer’s campaign to have him.

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Maestro John Monash is not so much a biography or military history book as a long essay making the argument to posthumously promote Sir John Monash to the rank of Field Marshal.

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He first achieved wide fame as a soldier- a citizen soldier. His baptism of fire occurred on Gallipoli, and he was almost the only senior Allied general to emerge in from the agony of the Western Front with his reputation virtually unspotted.

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