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Australian popular culture / edited by Peter Spearritt & David Walker
Bib ID 2824910
Format BookBook
Description Sydney : George Allen & Unwin, 1979 
x,255pages : illustrations ; 23cm. 
ISBN 086861145X
0868611530 (paperback)
Full contents
  • Contents: From Empire Day to Cracker Night / S. Firth & J. Hoorn
  • Opening the Sydney Harbour Bridge / P. Spearritt
  • An Australian sound: jazz in Melbourne and Adelaide 1941-51 / B. Clunies-Ross
  • From theatre to radio: the popular career of Mary Marlowe / D. Campbell
  • The movie octopus / D. Collins
  • The getting of manhood / D. Walker
  • The importance of being 'Man' / R. White
  • The truth about sex / R. Auchmuty
  • Ockerism, the cultural rabbit / H. Oxley
  • Newspaper circulation 1932-1977 / M. Goot
 
Notes

Index.

Bibliography: pages222-246.

Subjects Australian popular culture, 1900-1977. Essays.  |  Popular culture -- Australia -- American influences.  |  Sex relations.  |  Politics and Government - National symbols and events.  |  Sport.  |  Media - Print media.  |  History - Political.  |  Religions - Christianity - Catholic Church.  |  Gender relations.  |  Media - Broadcast media.  |  Cultural protocols.  |  History - Cultural.  |  Employment - Conditions - Industrial relations - Trade unions.  |  Australia -- Popular culture.  |  Australia.
Other authors/contributors Walker, David (David Robert), 1945-  |  Spearritt, Peter, 1949-

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