This is the conclusion of the introductory summary for the April meet-up on ‘the Age of Revolution and Nationalism’. Hopefully, then in seeing the importance of these ‘lesson plans’ the argument is well-grounded, not only that there is a groundswell for adult and community education for the higher learning of the humanities, but that political forces in this country are robbing its own citizens of the capacity to obtain a fair, just, and intelligent nationalism. And if governments keep impoverishing its citizens from the lack of universities providing broad humanities courses, due to the destructive skewing of higher education funding, they risk a destructive revolution falling on their government heads. These policies have real-world fall-outs for those who have had to suffer the consequence of government decisions in higher education. And we have seen from history, revolutions are times of ‘payback’, and they were plotted in the philosophy salons.

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Neville Buch (Pronounced Book) Ph.D. is a certified member of the Professional Historians Association (Queensland). Since 2010 he has operated a sole trade business in history consultancy. He was a Q ANZAC 100 Fellow 2014-2015 at the State Library of Queensland. Dr Buch was the PHA (Qld) e-Bulletin, the monthly state association’s electronic publication, and was a member of its Management Committee. He is the Managing Director of the Brisbane Southside History Network.

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