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Stavros T. Stavridis

Stavros T. Stavridis is an independent historical researcher and holds an MA in Greek/Australian history from RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. He has written extensively on Greek, Armenians and Assyrians and conflict in Asia Minor covering the period 1890-1923. His book titled The Greek-Turkish War 1919-23: an Australian press perspective was published by Gorgias Press in 2009

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The Assyrians in Australian Archives

Documents from the National Archives of Australia and Australian War Memorial, 1914–1947
Series: Gorgias Handbooks 17
ISBN: 978-1-60724-993-1
The small Assyrian community proved to be loyal, dedicated and hard-working citizens of Australia during the years 1914–1947. For the first time the Assyrian issue will be seen through the eyes of Australian official documents and it is hoped that this monograph will raise awareness of these people within Australia and abroad.
$106.71

The Greek-Turkish War 1919–23

An Australian Press Perspective
Series: Conflict and Trade 1
ISBN: 978-1-59333-967-8
The book describes different facets of the Greek-Turkish conflict (1919-23) through the eyes of of the Australian press. Australia’s national identity was forged on the shores of the Gallipoli Peninsula fighting against the Ottoman Empire in 1915. After the war, Australia stayed involved with that area of the world as it sought to chart an 'independent' foreign policy within the framework of the British Empire. This book discusses the role that Australia's press played during that conflict and how it shaped Australian nationalism and identity going forward.
$78.75