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On holidays : a history of getting away in Australia / Richard White ; with Sarah-Jane Ballard ... {et al.]. (2005)

Authors: White, Richard, 1951-, Ballard, Sarah-Jane., National Centre for Indigenous Studies collection.
Publisher:North Melbourne, Vic. : Pluto Press Australia,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 82 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 82 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Also Titled:
  • History of getting away in Australia
Author:
  • White, Richard, 1951-
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • xvii, 233 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Summary:
  • A lively history of the Australian experience of going on holidays that examines both the emergence of particular traditions and behaviours from the summer station, to staying with the rels on the farm or the beach shack by the sea to caravanning and package holidays. Examines relationship between leisure and work.
Contents:
  • Ch. 1. Prelude to a holiday: 1768-1771
  • Ch. 2. Making work, making leisure: to 1850
  • Ch. 3. Are we there yet? making the Australian holiday: 1850-1914
  • Ch. 4. Mountain climbing and social climbing: 1914-1945
  • Ch. 5. The heyday of the holiday: 1945-1975
  • Ch. 6. Remaking work and leisure: 1975-2005.
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Notes:
  • Includes index.
  • Bibliography.
  • Recommended Reading HUMS 2024 2006
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 1864033207
Dewey Number:
  • 306.481250994
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 27260190
  • 27260190
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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