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Community : building modern Australia / edited by Hannah Lewi and David Nichols.
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307.140 COM
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Includes index.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 260-293) and index.
Contents: Making the modern community -- A healthy start: buildings for babies -- Early learning: the modern kindergarten -- Local learning: the municipal library in post-war Australia -- Making spaces for recreation -- Lawn bowls: a community game -- The community can do it! Planning for the new civic centre -- Commemorating and enhancing the everyday -- Regenerating communities: the 1970's and beyond.
Year:
2010.
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Sydney : UNSW Press
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xi, 304 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
ISBN/ISSN:
9781742230429 (pbk.);
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monograph
Abstract:
This book looks at the explosion of municipal buildings across Australia in the mid 20th century and the role these buildings played in developing a sense of community. This book shows how innovative, modern design helped to make modern Australia.
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307.140 COM
28/02/2019