Anzac and Anzackery: have Australians normalised war?

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It has been a week of Anzac events; some of them solemn and some that might be described as “festivities”. Historian David Stephens has a word for the hijacking of Anzac Day – ‘Anzackery’.  Stephens, the secretary of the Honest History coalition and a co-editor with Alison Broinowski of The Honest History Book describes Anzackery in this extract below.

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