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Sydney Harbour : a history / Ian Hoskins
Bib ID 4586223
Format BookBook
Author
Hoskins, Ian
 
Description Sydney : University of New South Wales Press, 2009 
359 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9781921410161
Summary

Summary: "Sydney Harbour explores the story of the waterway from the time of the Gameragal, Gadigal and others to contemporary debates about the future of the ʻworking harbourʾ. A beautifully written, compelling book, it lays out the interaction between the glittering harbour and the people who inhabited and shaped it and attached meaning to it."--Publisher description.

Full contents
  • Contents: 1. The indigenous harbour
  • 2. The unexpected harbour
  • 3. From convicts to commerce
  • 4. A ʻcivilisedʾ harbour
  • 5. Defending the harbour
  • 6. A harbour of wonder, a harbour of filth
  • 7. Planning the harbour 8. Workers and warriors
  • 9. Modernism and its critics
  • 10. The peopleʾs harbour.
 
Notes

Map on front and back lining papers.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Harbors -- New South Wales -- Sydney.  |  Harbors -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Pictorial works.  |  Sydney Harbour (N.S.W.)  |  Sydney Harbour (N.S.W.) -- History.  |  Sydney Harbour (N.S.W.) -- Pictorial works.  |  Sydney (N.S.W.) -- History.  |  Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Description and travel.  |  Sydney (N.S.W.) -- History -- Pictorial works.  |  Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Pictorial works.

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