BROWN-MAY, ANDREW & SWAIN, SHURLEE (EDITORS); DAVISON, GRAEME; DINGLE, TONY; DUNSTAN, DAVID; LACK, JOHN & MAYNE, ALAN (ASSOCIATE EDITORS).
Title The Encyclopedia Of Melbourne.
Book Condition Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book.
Edition First Edition (Unstated).
Publisher Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 2005.
0521842344 / 9780521842341
Seller ID 39046X1
This is the first comprehensive encyclopedia of Melbourne.Reflects and encompasses the city's historical position as one of the world's pre-eminent nineteenth century metropolises, and as one of the twenty-first century's most liveable cities. Although Australia has long ranked amongst the world's most urbanised countries, no comparable reference work exists on any Australian metropolis.The Encyclopedia of Melbourne reflects and encompasses the city's historical position as one of the world's pre-eminent nineteenth century metropolises, and as one of the twenty-first century's most liveable cities. Alphabetical entries range from short factual summaries about places, institutions and events, through to extended survey articles on key topics such as Architecture, Aboriginal Melbourne, Economy, Foundation and Early Settlement, Law and Order, Literature, Science, Sport, Suburbia, Theatre and Transport.
(Key Words: Melbourne, Encyclopedias, Reference Books, Andrew Brown-May, Shurlee Swain, Australia, Aborigines, Graeme Davison, Tony Dingle, David Dunstan, John Lack, Alan Mayne, Cities).