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Allan Martin interviewed by Neville Meaney for the Neville Meaney collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 2251228
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Martin, A. W. (Allan William), 1926-2002, interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research; written permission required for personal copies and public use. See NLA file R03/29215. 
Description 1986 Aug. 25 
2 audio cassettes (ca. 115 min.) : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo 
Series

Neville Meaney collection.

Summary

Dr Allan Martin, Australian historian, speaks about his early interest in history; his university lecturers; his thesis on New South Wales politics prior to Federation; his paper on Whig Interpretation of Australian history; his approach to teaching; other historians who have influenced him; teaching at Melbourne University; history syllabus at La Trobe University; effect of his background upon his approach to history; development of writing and teaching of Australian history; effect of Bicentenary upon Australian historiography and the development of an Australian indentity.

Notes

Part of a collection of interviews with senior Australian historians, conducted in an attempt to define the influences upon creation of history in Australia.

Recorded at the Australian National University, Canberra on 25 August 1986.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and transcript available. 
Subjects Martin, A. W. (Allan William), 1926-2002 -- Interviews.  |  Historians -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Historiography -- Australia.  |  History -- Study and teaching -- Australia.  |  College teachers -- Australia -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Meaney, N. K. (Neville Kingsley) interviewer

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