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City of Light: A History of Perth Since the 1950s #2020

City of Light A History of Perth Since the s In a lone astronaut orbiting the Earth sighted a small cluster of lights on the dark silhouette of Australia s western coastline a token of friendship from the people of Perth that prompted the w

  • Title: City of Light: A History of Perth Since the 1950s
  • Author: Jenny Gregory
  • ISBN: 9780959463255
  • Page: 365
  • Format: Hardcover
  • City of Light: A History of Perth Since the 1950s By Jenny Gregory, In 1962 a lone astronaut orbiting the Earth sighted a small cluster of lights on the dark silhouette of Australia s western coastline a token of friendship from the people of Perth that prompted the world s media to dub this isolated provincial outpost the City of Light This book expands the metaphor by shedding new light on the social history of Perth since the 1950sIn 1962 a lone astronaut orbiting the Earth sighted a small cluster of lights on the dark silhouette of Australia s western coastline a token of friendship from the people of Perth that prompted the world s media to dub this isolated provincial outpost the City of Light This book expands the metaphor by shedding new light on the social history of Perth since the 1950s Its focus is the city center and the events that unfolded there After a lively sketch of prewar Perth, Jenny Gregory ventures into the historically uncharted territory of the postwar era The result is a frank, incisive and richly detailed investigation of the city s growth and transformation over a fifty year period, from the modernist era of postwar reconstruction to the mid nineties.

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