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The second city. Social and urban change in Newcastle, New South Wales, 1900 - c.1929

Docherty, J. C

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In the 1900s the prospects for Newcastle, the centre of Australia's coal industry and the 'second city' of New South Wales, seemed poor. The anxiety of contemporaries arose from the simultaneous decline of local coal mining and the opening up of rich new mines in the hinterland which together caused considerable population loss. Heavy industry appeared to offer the city a secure future; in 1913 the Broken Hill Proprietary Company began work on a steelworks at Newcastle and the State...[Show more]

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Date published: 1977-11
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/109457

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