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Struggletown : public and private life in Richmond, 1900-1965

Author: Janet McCalman
Publisher: Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press ; Beaverton, OR : International Scholarly Book Services, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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"Struggletown" is a story of working-class life and politics in twentieth-century Australia. McCalman writes with vigour and passion, using the Melbourne suburb of Richmond during the period 1900 to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McCalman, Janet, 1948-
Struggletown.
Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press ; Beaverton, OR : International Scholarly Book Services, 1985
(OCoLC)747319508
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet McCalman
ISBN: 0522843034 9780522843033
OCLC Number: 14351839
Description: x, 325 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: 1900--1914 Birthplace The place; The people; The economy; The politics Childhood The family home; The Edwardian baby; Mothers and fathers; Play; School 1914--1926 War and peace I Richmond goes to war: 1914--1918; Peace and problems: 1919--1926 Youth Work; Morals; Fun 1927--1939 Depression and decay Crisis: 1927--1930; Sepsis: 1931--1934; Convalescence: 1935--1939 Young marrieds The Depression and private life; Marriage and childbirth 1939--1955 War and peace II War and welfare: 1939--1945; "Roads, rats and rancidity": 1946--1955 Middle life Making good; Going bad 1956--1965 Death and rebirth Old age and reflection Postscript: Nemesis
Responsibility: Janet McCalman.

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