Ken Inglis

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Kenneth Stanley Inglis (born 1929) is an Australian historian.

Inglis completed his Master's degree at the University of Melbourne and his doctorate at the University of Oxford. In 1956 he was appointed as a lecturer to the University of Adelaide. He subsequently became Professor of History at the Australian National University, and the University of Papua New Guinea.[1]

Inglis has written extensively on the ANZAC tradition, the Stuart Case, war memorials, and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.[1]


  • 1999: The Age Book of the Year Book of the Year and Non-fiction Award for Sacred Places: War Memorials in the Australian Landscape.[2]

The book also won the

  • NSW Premier's Literary Awards
  • History Prize 1999
  • FAW Literature Award 1998
  • Ernest Scott History Prize 1999
  • Centre for Australian Cultural Studies Award, Individual Prize 1999.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Kenneth Stanley Inglis, 1929- Lectures in history, University of Adelaide 1956-59 MSS 0067". University Library: Access to Manuscript Collections. University of Adelaide. 2006. Retrieved 2008-03-19. [dead link]
  2. ^ a b "Award Winning Titles". Melbourne University Press. Retrieved 2008-03-19.