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Much ado about Melbourne : from maps to movies -- the creative that makes a city

Author: Jenny Sinclair; State Library of Victoria,
Publisher: South Melbourne, Victoria : Affirm Press in association with the State Library of Victoria, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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What shapes the character of Melbourne, and from where does it get its x-factor? Jenny Sinclair goes in search of the answers and discovers that it's all in our head - or at least our collective imagination. Much Ado About Melbourne is a whimsical and absorbing survey of the city's creativity, from Hoddle's Grid to the cultural achievements that help put us on the world map. Celebrating the tales, spirit and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jenny Sinclair; State Library of Victoria,
ISBN: 9781922213662 1922213667
OCLC Number: 910654610
Notes: "State Library of Victoria."
Description: 189 pages : illustrations (some colour), maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Melbourne
Responsibility: Jenny Sinclair.

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What shapes the character of Melbourne, and from where does it get its x-factor? Jenny Sinclair goes in search of the answers and discovers that it's all in our head - or at least our collective imagination. Much Ado About Melbourne is a whimsical and absorbing survey of the city's creativity, from Hoddle's Grid to the cultural achievements that help put us on the world map. Celebrating the tales, spirit and sensibilities that make this metropolis, it charts the evolution of Melbourne through its music, art, literature, film, stories, transport, maps and people.

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