Dr John Connor

Senior Lecturer in History
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
+61 2 6268 9543
+61 2 6268 8879
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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
  • 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

 

Books

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

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

Stockings CA; Connor J, 2013, Before the Anzac Dawn, 9, University of New South Wales Press Ltd., Sydney Australia

Connor JS, 2011, Anzac and Empire: George Foster Pearce and the Foundations of Australian Defence, Original, Cambridge, Melbourne, Australia

Connor JS, 2005, The Australian Frontier Wars, 1, University of New South Wales Press, Sydney

Bridge C; Connor JS, (eds.), 2004, Bradman: Insights at Lord's, 1st, Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, King's College, London, London

Connor JS, 2003, Stanley Melbourne Bruce: Guide to Archives of Australia's Prime Ministers, 1st, National Archives of Australia, Canberra

Connor JS, 2002, The Australian Frontier Wars, 1, University of New South Wales Press, Sydney

Book Chapters

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', in Connor J; Stockings C (ed.), The Shadow Men: The leaders who shaped the Australian Army from the Veldt to Vietnam, edn. 1st, NewSouth Publishing, Sydney

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

Connor J, 2016, 'Anzac Day and national identity', in Anzac Day Then and Now Australia's Unofficial National Day, NewSouth, pp. 112 - 123

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

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/

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/

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

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

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

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

Connor JS, 2009, 'Intervention and Domestic Politics', in Horner D (ed.), Australian Peacekeeping: Sixty Years in the Field, edn. Original, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne, pp. 60 - 83

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

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

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

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

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

Connor JS, 2008, 'Immigration restrictions', in Hodge CC (ed.), Encylopedia of the Age of Imperialism, edn. 1st, Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut, pp. 336 - 338

Connor JS, 2008, 'Imperial Conferences', in Hodge CC (ed.), Encylopedia of the Age of Imperialism, edn. 1st, Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut, pp. 338 - 339

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

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

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

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

Connor JS, 2001, 'Australian Frontier Wars', in Messanger C (ed.), Readers` Guide to Military History, edn. Original, Fitzroy Dearbon Publishers, Chicago, pp. 40 - 41

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

Journal articles

Connor J, 2015, '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, vol. 38, pp. 45 - 58, 10.1017/S0165115314000527

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, 10.1080/03086534.2011.629087

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

Connor JS, 2004, 'The Tasmanian Frontier and Military History', Tasmanian Historical Studies, vol. 9, pp. 89 - 99

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

Connor JS, 1998, 'Some examples of Irish enlistment in the Australian Imperial Force, 1914', The Irish Sword, vol. 21, pp. 85 - 92

Connor JS, 1997, 'The RANVR and the Normandy Landings', Journal of the Australian Naval Institute, vol. 28, pp. 30 - 34

Connor JS, 1997, 'From Tullow to the Trenches', Ogham, vol. 14, pp. 2 - 6

Other

Connor J, Civilian and Military Power (Australia)

Connor J, Governments, Parliaments and Parties (Australia)

Theses / Dissertations

Connor JS, 2004, Senator George Pearce as Defence Minister, thesis