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Leisure in city and suburb : Melbourne 1880-1900

Indian, Margaret Olive


The last two decades of the nineteenth century saw the suburbanization of Melbourne. Suburban concerns came to shape and to dominate urban life. Improved transport, a rapidly growing population and changes in the nature of work accelerated this transition. The city centre became the commercial hub of the city, while people spent an increasing proportion of their non-working time in the suburbs. Leisure patterns reveal much about this transformation. During these decades defined...[Show more]

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Date published: 1980-03
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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