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The improvement of Sydney : infrastructure and administration 1900-20

O'Flanagan, Neil

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This thesis is an examination of the changes and plans for changes in the physical structure of Sydney 1900-20. The thesis focuses upon the seminal Royal Commission for the Improvement of the City of Sydney and its Suburbs 1909 and culminates in the pioneering Local Government Act 1919. The role of recent innovations in technology, including steel, reinforced concrete, and electricity, are given much attention, and the evolution of the political administration under the weight of the...[Show more]

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Date published: 1990
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/123993

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