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Australia, the recreational society

Author: David Mosler
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002.
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An exploration of Australia's struggle for national independence. David Mosler argues that the reasons for this struggle lie in Australia's propensity to remain a recreational culture - a culture  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Mosler, David, 1941-
Australia, the recreational society.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002
(DLC) 2001036695
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Mosler
OCLC Number: 614624166
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 193 pages)
Contents: Glossary Australian Prime Ministers from World War II to the Present Preface The Historical Origins of the Recreational Society The Birth of a Nation The Economy The State The Culture: The Family, Sports, the Arts, the "Spiritual," and the First Australians The Education System Conclusion and the Future: Australia--the 51st State of America Epilogue Appendix Bibliography Index
Responsibility: David Mosler.

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?Mosler (economics, Univ. of Adelaide), an American who has lived in Australia for 30 years, believes that his adopted country's dedication to pleasure and hedonism has resulted in "a propensity to Read more...

 
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