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South Australia on the eve of war

Author: Melanie Oppenheimer; Margaret Anderson; Mandy Paul
Publisher: Mile End, South Australia : Wakefield Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"South Australia on the Eve of War considers unique aspects of the state in this pre-war period, including the political reverberations of Federation, the town planning of what was then Australia's third-largest capital, Adelaide, and the shifting social positions of women, Indigenous Australians and minority groups."--Back cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melanie Oppenheimer; Margaret Anderson; Mandy Paul
ISBN: 9781743054741 1743054742
OCLC Number: 987707623
Description: viii, 234 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. Progressive conservatism and boundless optimism : South Australia on the eve of war / Melanie Oppenheimer and Margrette Kleinig --
2. Adjustment to statehood : South Australia from the Boer War to the Great War / John Bannon --
3. New women and the modern family : continuity and change in pre-war domestic life / Margaret Anderson and Alison Mackinnon --
4. 'Better protection and control' : Aboriginal people and the state in South Australia, 1901-1914 / Mandy Paul --
5. 'Of course you have to take the rough with the smooth' : South Australia's British farm apprenticeship scheme / Elspeth Grant --
6. Eyre Peninsula on the eve of the Great War : a rural dimension / Jill Roe --
7. Town planning in the 'Garden city of the south' : the state of play to 1914 / Christine Garnaut --
8. 'No more loyal subjects' : Indians contesting White Australia / Margaret Allen --
9. German South Australia on the eve of war / Peter Monteath --
10. Irish South Australians in 1914 : unconditional imperial loyalty? / Stephanie James.
Responsibility: edited by Melanie Oppenheimer, Margaret Anderson and Mandy Paul.

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"South Australia on the Eve of War considers unique aspects of the state in this pre-war period, including the political reverberations of Federation, the town planning of what was then Australia's third-largest capital, Adelaide, and the shifting social positions of women, Indigenous Australians and minority groups."--Back cover.

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