"Choosing War, Choosing war and choosing war aims: British and Australian decision-making, 1914-1918" in Peter Stanley, ed., Why Did Australia Go To the Great War? Occasional Paper, Series No. 8. Australian Centre of the Study of Armed Conflict and Society (Canberra, 2018) - Click here for article. and Click here for the ACSACS conference "Why did Australia go to the Great War?" of May 2018 full conference proceedings.
Douglas Newton, “How Did Australia Enter the Great War in 1914?”, in Alison Broinowski, ed., How Does Australia Go To War? A Call for Accountability and Change (Melbourne: Australians for War Powers Reform, 2015), pp. 16-18.
Douglas Newton, ‘At Daggers Drawn: The International Women’s Movement and the Struggle to Avert War, July-August 1914’, in Philip Deery and Julie Kimber, ads, Fighting Against War: Peace Activism in the Twentieth Century (Melbourne: Leftbank Press, 2015), pp. 10-31. Click here for full article.
‘Disillusionment in the “Academic Garrison”: The Political Intelligence Department of British Foreign Office and the German Revolution of 1918-1919’, in Andrew Bonnell, Greg Munro and Martin Travers, eds., Power, Conscience and Opposition: Essays in German History in Honour of John A. Moses (Peter Lang Publishers, New York, 1996), pp. 45-73.
‘World War I’ (3,000 words) in William H. McNeill, ed., The Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History, Volume V, 0-9743091-0-9 (Berkshire Publishing: Great Barrington MA, 2005), pp. 2079-2084.
‘The Treaty of Versailles’ (2,000 words), in William H. McNeill, ed., The Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History, Volume V, 0-9743091-0-9 (Berkshire Publishing: Great Barrington MA, 2005), pp.1901-1903.
‘“This black horror of inconceivability”: Dissenters in British Foreign Policy and Britain’s Rush to War, July-August 1914’, in Bernard Mees and Samuel P. Koehne, eds., Terror, War, Tradition: Studies in European History (Australian Humanities Press, Unley, South Australia, 2007), pp. 17-40.
Articles in scholarly journals
Douglas Newton, ‘”We have sprung at a bound”: Australia’s Leap Into the Great War, July-August 1914’, in John Lack, Judith Smart, and John Arnold, eds., The La Trobe Journal, NO. 96 (September 2015), Special Issue: Victoria and the Great War (Melbourne: State Library of Victoria, 2015), pp. 6-27.
‘At the Birth of Anzac: Labor, Andrew Fisher and Australia’s Offer of an Expeditionary Force to Britain in 1914’, in Frank Bongiorno, Raelene Frances and Bruce Scates, eds., Labour and the Great War: The Australian Working Class and the Making of Anzac, special edition of Labour History, 106 (May 2014), pp. 19-41.
‘The Lansdowne “Peace Letter” of 1917 and the Prospect of Peace by Negotiation with Germany’, Australian Journal of Politics and History, 48, 1 (2002), pp. 16-39.
‘The British Power Elite and the German Revolution of 1918-1919’, Australian Journal of Politics and History, Vol. 37, No. 3 (1991), pp. 446-65.
‘Days of Hope in Germany: from the Peace Resolution to the Armistice, 1917-1918’, Teaching History, Vol. 20, Part 4 (January, 1987), pp. 3-19.
‘The Promotion of Militarism and the Origins of the First World War: Some Evidence from Britain’, Teaching History, Vol. 15, Part 4 (January, 1982), pp. 27-56.
Refereed Papers In Conference Proceedings
‘“A Lasting Peace”, The British Radical Liberals and the Campaign for a Negotiated Peace with Germany, 1914-1918’, in Franz Oswald and Maureen Perkins, eds., Europe – Divided or United? (Proceedings of the Biennial Conference of the Australasian Association for European Historians, 1999) (Canberra: Southern Highlands Publishers, 2000), pp. 211-230
‘Should the British have fought on to Berlin in November 1918 for German Democracy’s sake?’, in J. Perkins and J. Tampke, eds., Europe: Retrospects and Prospects (Proceedings of the Biennial Conference of the Australasian Association for European Historians, 1995) (Sydney: Southern Highlands Publishing, 1996), pp. 222-232.