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Author Hoskins, Ian.

Title Sydney Harbour : a history / Ian Hoskins
Edition Paperback edition
Published Sydney : University of New South Wales Press, 2011


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  994.41 Hos/Sha  DUE 24-05-19
Description viii, 359 pages, 40 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color), portraits (some color) ; 23 cm
Series New Items
Contents 1. The harbour people -- 2. An unexpected harbour -- 3. From convicts to commerce -- 4. Possession secured -- 5. Foreshore defenders -- 6. A harbour of wonder, a harbour of filth -- 7. Big plans and a bridge -- 8. Workers and warriors -- 9. Modern harbour -- 10. The people's harbour
Summary In 1925 DH Lawrence described a huge, restless, modern Sydney, whose million inhabitants seem to slip like fishes from one side of the harbour to the other. What was true then had been the case for centuries before, and decades since. Sydney Harbour: A History explores the story of this great waterway
Analysis History (Australia,New South Wales)
Notes First published in 2009
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Harbors -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Pictorial works
Harbors -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney
Harbors -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.)
Harbors -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Pictorial works.
Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Pictorial works.
Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Description and travel.
Sydney (N.S.W.) -- History -- Pictorial works.
Sydney (N.S.W.) -- History.
Sydney Harbour (N.S.W.)
Sydney Harbour (N.S.W.) -- Pictorial works.
Sydney Harbour (N.S.W.) -- History.
Genre/Form Illustrated works.
ISBN 9781742232829 (paperback)