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Marilyn Lake Marilyn Lake i(A1899 works by) (a.k.a. Marilyn Lee Lake)
Born: Established: 1949 ;
Gender: Female
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Marilyn Lake has been ARC Professorial Fellow and Professor in History at The University of Melbourne, and has held a Personal Chair in History at La Trobe University. Her research interests include feminist theory and the history of sexuality, work, World Wars 1 and 2, nationalism, colonialism and Australian gender relations, and the history and theory of citizenship.

In 2020, her Progressive New World: How Settler Colonialism and Transpacific Exchange Shaped American Reform was shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Literary Awards (Australian history).

Sources include The Australian Academy of the Humanities website.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2018 recipient Order of Australia Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)

For distinguished service to higher education, particularly to the social sciences, as an academic, researcher and author, and through contributions to historical

2006 recipient Victorian Honour Roll of Woman
1995 recipient Australian Academy of the Humanities Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Drawing the Global Colour Line : White Men’s Countries and the Question of Racial Equality Carlton : Melbourne University Press , 2008 Z1509124 2008 single work non-fiction (taught in 1 units)

'[This] is a pioneering account of the transnational production of whiteness in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. A work remarkable both for its international breadth and for its sensitivity to local particularity, it is a model for the new global history.

Marilyn Lake and Henry Reynolds expertly and imaginatively reconstruct how leading white intellectuals and politicians in Australia, South Africa, the United States, and Great Britain fought demands for racial equality and jointly invented new doctrines of racial superiority to justify the maintenance and, in some cases, the reinvigoration of white privilege in every part of the world that Britain either controlled or in which it had once deposited its settlers.

A powerful and sobering history, incisively and elegantly told.' Gary Gerstle, author of American Crucible: Race and Nation in the Twentieth Century

2009 joint winner Prime Minister's Literary Awards Non-Fiction
2009 winner Ernest Scott Prize
2008 winner Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Best History Book
y separately published work icon Faith : Faith Bandler, Gentle Activist Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2002 Z975153 2002 single work biography
2002 winner Human Rights Awards Literature Non-Fiction Award
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