John Connor

Senior Lecturer in History
Senior Lecturer

Dr John Connor is a Senior Lecturer in history in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS), UNSW Canberra.

Research Interests / Projects

  • British Empire and the First World War
  • Frontier and colonial warfare
  • Climate and conflict
  • British Empire and Commonwealth military history
  • Australian military history
  • Australian history
  • Peacekeeping – volume author for Official History of Australian Peacekeeping, Humanitarian and Post-Cold War Operations

Areas of Potential Postgraduate Supervision

  • British Empire and the First World War
  • British Empire frontier and colonial warfare
  • Australian military history
  • Australian history

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Books
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Connor J; Connor J, 2019, Someone Else's War Fighting for the British Empire in World War I, I.B. Tauris, London, https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/someone-elses-war-9781784532703/
2019
Connor J; Stockings C; Richardson T; Clark C; Stanley P; Grey J; Stevenson R; James K; Moss T, 2017, The Shadow Men: The leaders who shaped the Australian Army from the Veldt to Vietnam, Connor J; Stockings C, (ed.), 1st, NewSouth Publishing, Sydney
2017
Stanley PETER; Connor J; Yule P, 2015, The War at Home: Volume IV, The Centenary History of Australia and the Great War Series, Oxford University Press, Melbourne
2015
Horner D; Connor J, 2014, The Good International Citizen: Australian Peacekeeping in Asia, Africa and Europe, 1991-1993, Cambridge University Press, http://assets.cambridge.org/97811070/21624/frontmatter/9781107021624_frontmatter.pdf
2014
Stockings CA; Connor J, 2013, Before the Anzac Dawn, 9, University of New South Wales Press Ltd., Sydney Australia
2013
Connor JS, 2011, Anzac and Empire: George Foster Pearce and the Foundations of Australian Defence, Original, Cambridge, Melbourne, Australia
2011
Connor JS, 2005, The Australian Frontier Wars, 1, University of New South Wales Press, Sydney
2005
2004, Bradman: Insights at Lord's, Bridge C; Connor JS, (ed.), Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, King's College, London, London
2004
Connor JS, 2003, Stanley Melbourne Bruce: Guide to Archives of Australia's Prime Ministers, 1st, National Archives of Australia, Canberra
2003
Connor JS, 2002, The Australian Frontier Wars, 1, University of New South Wales Press, Sydney
2002
Journal articles
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Connor J, 2019, 'Australia and Russia’s Civil War: Few Lessons to Be Learned', Journal of Slavic Military Studies, vol. 32, pp. 564 - 566, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13518046.2019.1683980
2019
Connor J, 2017, 'Climate, Environment, and Australian Frontier Wars: New South Wales, 1788-1841', The Journal of military history, vol. 81, pp. 985 - 1006, http://www.smh-hq.org/
2017
Connor J, 2014, 'Forgotten War. By Henry Reynolds', AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL STUDIES, vol. 45, pp. 127 - 128, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1031461X.2014.877781
2014
Connor J, 2014, 'Home and Away. The Enlistment of Australian, Canadian, New Zealand, and South African Men in Dominion Expeditionary Forces in the United Kingdom during the Great War', Itinerario: journal on the history of European expansion and global interaction, vol. 38, pp. 45 - 58, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0165115314000527
2014
Connor J, 2013, 'Aboriginal Convicts: Australian, Khoisan and Maori Exiles', AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL STUDIES, vol. 44, pp. 300 - 301, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1031461X.2013.793233
2013
2012
Connor J, 2012, 'Empires and Indigenes: Intercultural Alliance, Imperial Expansion, and Warfare in the Early Modern World', JOURNAL OF MILITARY HISTORY, vol. 76, pp. 228 - 229, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000299063500019&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2012
Connor JS, 2011, 'The War Munitions Supply Company of Western Australian and the popular movement to manufacture artillery ammunition in the British Empire in the First World War', Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, vol. 39, pp. 795 - 813, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03086534.2011.629087
2011
Connor JS, 2009, 'The Empire's War Recalled: Recent Writing on the Western Front Experience of Britain, Ireland, Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, South Africa and the West Indies', History Compass, vol. 7, pp. 1123 - 1145
2009
Connor JS, 2004, 'The Tasmanian Frontier and Military History', Tasmanian Historical Studies, vol. 9, pp. 89 - 99
2004
Connor JS, 2002, 'British Frontier Warfare Logistics and the `Black Line` Van Diemen`s land (Tasmania), 1830', War in History, vol. 9, pp. 143 - 158
2002
Connor JS, 1998, 'Some examples of Irish enlistment in the Australian Imperial Force, 1914', The Irish Sword, vol. 21, pp. 85 - 92
1998
Connor JS, 1997, 'The RANVR and the Normandy Landings', Journal of the Australian Naval Institute, vol. 28, pp. 30 - 34
1997
Connor JS, 1997, 'From Tullow to the Trenches', Ogham, vol. 14, pp. 2 - 6
1997
Book Chapters
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Connor J, 2018, 'Australian Military Education, 1901–18', in Delaney DE; Engen R; Fitzpatrick M (ed.), Military Education and the British Empire, 1815-1949, UBC Press, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, pp. 69 - 84
2018
Crawford J; McGibbon I, 2018, 'Country by country: Australian frontier wars, 1795-1928', in Tutu te puehu: New perspectives on the New Zealand Wars, Steele Roberts Aotearoa, Wellington, New Zealand, pp. 388 - 407
2018
Connor J, 2016, 'Anzac Day and national identity', in Anzac Day Then and Now Australia's Unofficial National Day, NewSouth, pp. 112 - 123
2016
Connor J, 2016, 'Why was it easier to introduce and implement conscription in some English-speaking countries than in others?', in Archer R; Damousi J; Scalmer S (ed.), The Conscription Conflict and the Great War, edn. Australian History, Monash University Publishing, Melbourne, VIC., pp. 148 - 168
2016
Connor J, 2015, 'The War Munitions Supply Company of Western Australia and the Popular Movement to Manufacture Artillery Ammunition in the British Empire in the First World War', in Jackson A (ed.), The British Empire and the First World War, Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 215 - 233
2015
Connor J, 2013, 'Traditional Indigenous warfare', in Connor J (ed.), Before the Anzac Dawn: A military history of Australia, edn. 1, NewSouth Publishing, Sydney, pp. 8 - 20, http://newsouthpublishing.com/
2013
Connor J, 2013, 'The capture of German New Guinea', in Connor J; Stockings C (ed.), Before the Anzac Dawn: A military history of Australia to 1915, edn. 1, NewSouth Publishing, Sydney, pp. 283 - 303, http://newsouthpublishing.com/
2013
Connor JS, 2012, 'Briten und Darug: Gewalttätige Erstkontakte in Australien 1788-1816', in Walter D; Kundrus B (ed.), Waffen Wissen Wandel Anpassung und Lernen in transkulturellen Erstkonflikten, edn. 1st, Hamburger Edition, Hamburg, pp. 219 - 238
2012
Connor JS, 2012, 'The "superior", all-volunteer AIF', in Stockings C (ed.), Anzac's Dirty Dozen: 12 Myths of Australian Military History, edn. 1st, UNSW Press, Sydney, pp. 35 - 50
2012
Connor JS, 2011, 'Coronation Conversations: The Dominions and military planning taks at the 1911 Imperial Conference', in Dennis P; Grey J (ed.), 1911: Preliminary Moves. The 2011 Chief of Army History Conference, edn. 1st, Big Sky Publishing, Sydney, pp. 41 - 55
2011
Connor JS, 2010, 'The Frontier War that Never Was', in Stockings C (ed.), Zombie Myths of Australian Military History, edn. 1st, UNSW Press, Sydney Australia, pp. 10 - 28
2010
Connor JS, 2009, 'Intervention and Domestic Politics', in Horner D (ed.), Australian Peacekeeping: Sixty Years in the Field, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne, pp. 60 - 83, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000306748800004&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2009
Connor JS, 2008, 'Australian-Japanese Relations', in Hodge CC (ed.), Encylopedia of the Age of Imperialism, edn. 1st, Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut, pp. 59 - 59
2008
Connor JS, 2008, 'Immigration restrictions', in Hodge CC (ed.), Encylopedia of the Age of Imperialism, edn. 1st, Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut, pp. 336 - 338
2008
Connor JS, 2008, 'Imperial Conferences', in Hodge CC (ed.), Encylopedia of the Age of Imperialism, edn. 1st, Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut, pp. 338 - 339
2008
Connor JS, 2008, 'Frontier Wars', in Dennis P; Grey J; Morris E; Prior R (ed.), The Oxford Companion to Australian Military History, edn. 2nd, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, pp. 216 - 221
2008
Connor JS, 2008, 'Australian Frontier Wars', in Hodge CC (ed.), Encylopedia of the Age of Imperialism, edn. 1st, Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut, pp. 55 - 58
2008
Connor JS, 2008, 'Reading Robinson: Companion Essays to Friendly Mission', in Johnson A; Rolls M (ed.), Recording the Human Face of War: Robinson and Frontier conflict, edn. Original, Quintus Publishing, Hobart, pp. 171 - 180
2008
Connor JS, 2008, 'Aboriginal Traditional Warfare', in Dennis P; Grey J; Morris E; Prior R (ed.), The Oxford Companion to Australian Military History, edn. 2nd, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, pp. 1 - 3
2008
Connor JS, 2008, 'Australian-German Relations', in Hodge CC (ed.), Encylopedia of the Age of Imperialism, edn. 1st, Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut, pp. 58 - 59
2008
Connor JS, 2007, 'Sea power and peace operations: the naval contribution to UNITAF, Somalia, 1992-3', in Stevens D; Reeve J (ed.), Sea Power Ashore and in the Air, edn. 1st, Halstead Press, Sydney, pp. 236 - 247
2007
Connor JS, 2004, 'Charles Frederick Cox', in Millar A (ed.), The Biographical Dictionary of the Australian Senate, edn. 1st, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, pp. 390 - 393
2004
Connor JS, 2002, 'Robert Emmett Winning', in Ritchie J (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, Vol. 16, edn. 1st, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, pp. 569 - 570
2002
Connor JS, 2001, 'Australian Frontier Wars', in Messanger C (ed.), Readers` Guide to Military History, edn. Original, Fitzroy Dearbon Publishers, Chicago, pp. 40 - 41
2001
Connor JS, 2001, 'New Zealand Maori Wars', in Charles Messanger (ed.), Readers` Guide to Military History, edn. Original, Fitzroy Dearbon Publishers, Chicago, pp. 446 - 447
2001
Other
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Daniel U; Gatrell P; Janz O; Jones H; Keene J; Kramer A; Nasson B (eds.), 2016, Civilian and Military Power (Australia), Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, http://dx.doi.org/10.15463/ie1418.10859.
2016
Daniel U; Gatrell P; Janz O; Jones H; Keene J; Kramer A; Nasson B (eds.), 2016, Governments, Parliaments and Parties (Australia), Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Berlin, http://dx.doi.org/10.15463/ie1418.10858.
2016
Theses / Dissertations
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Connor JS, 2004, Senator George Pearce as Defence Minister
2004

Military history, Australian history, Australian frontier, peacekeeping.