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In Living Memory: A Photographic Portrait of Daily Life in Australia from the 1930s to the 1970s

Alasdair Mcgregor

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Australian Geographic
04 November 2019
History; Australasian & Pacific history
The story of Australia in the middle decades of the 20th century - from 1930 to 1980 - is one of dramatic contrast; of dark days and light - of economic struggle, anxiety, war and sacrifice, giving way from the 1950s onwards to prosperity, plenty and confidence. Australian Geographic's In Living Memory surveys these decades with a collection of fascinating, surprising and entertaining photographs of everyday Australian life. Author Alasdair McGregor places the images in their historical context with a thoughtful essay to introduce each of the four chapters - the way we lived, the way we moved, the way we worked and the way we played. This warmly nostalgic collection will appeal to all ages - those who remember the milkman, the dunny man and the ice chest, and those who cheered on Dennis Lillee's moustache or took part in the 'bikini wars' on Bondi Beach.
By:   Alasdair Mcgregor
Imprint:   Australian Geographic
Country of Publication:   Australia
ISBN:   9781925847079
ISBN 10:   1925847071
Publication Date:   04 November 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
The way we lived The way we moved The way we worked The way we played

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