Remembering Melbourne + Melbourne Twenty Decades Bundle

CHRISTMAS BUNDLE

Get both books for the special price of $50

What you get:

Remembering Melbourne 1850-1960. by  Richard Broome, Richard Barnden, Don Gibb, Don Garden, Elisabeth Jackson and Judith Smart

PLUS 

Melbourne’s Twenty Decades edited by Richard Broome, Richard Barnden, Elisabeth Jackson and Judith Smart

REMEMBERING MELBOURNE 1850-1960 by Richard Broome, Richard Barnden, Don Gibb, Don Garden, Elisabeth Jackson and Judith Smart.

Every house and every business in Melbourne should have a copy of this magnificent homage to a marvelous city. Melbourne has been reshaped since the 1950s, the completion of ICI House in 1958 being symbolic of the glass tower revolution that changed the face of this graceful nineteenth century city. This book captures what has been lost and forgotten, concealed and overlaid, demolished and reborn, in the transformation of a city’s buildings and streetscapes. Each chapter is introduced by a short essay written by an expert, catching the essence of that precinct. These authoritative introductions provide a context for the magnificent photographs to follow. There are also introductory chapters on Aboriginal Melbourne, how the city was shaped, on the city and suburbs as a whole, and on how Melbourne and suburbs were captured by the camera, which was born at the same time as the city.

The first half of this book looks lovingly at Melbourne’s inner city which is examined street by street. The second half goes further afield and there are chapters looking at Brighton, Brunswick, Camberwell-Hawthorn-Balwyn, Canterbury, Carlton, Coburg, Collingwood, East Melbourne, Essendon, Fitzroy, Footscray, Heidelberg, Kew, Malvern, Middle Park, North & West Melbourne, Port Melbourne, Richmond, Sunshine & district and Surrey Hills.

This book is a priceless trove of a city’s memory.

Melbourne’s Twenty Decades edited by Richard Broome, Richard Barnden, Elisabeth Jackson and Judith Smart

Melbourne’s Twenty Decades takes the reader on a visual journey, exploring First Nations history and continuing for 200 years, decade by marvelous decade, until we reach our bright future. This book reveals why understanding our past is so important for our future.

The book has a stellar line-up, with some of Australia’s most respected academics and historians contributing to the publication, as well as iconic images from the Royal Historical Society of Victoria (RHSV) archives, which makes for an impressive publication.

Editors: Richard Broome, Richard Barnden, Elisabeth Jackson, Judith Smart.

Contributing authors: Jill Barnard, Richard Broome, Michael Cannon, Graeme Davison, Don Garden, John Lack, Andrew Lemon, Andrew May, Seamus O’Hanlon, Charles Sowerwine and Judith Smart.

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CHRISTMAS BUNDLE

Get both books for the special price of $50

What you get:

Remembering Melbourne 1850-1960. by  Richard Broome, Richard Barnden, Don Gibb, Don Garden, Elisabeth Jackson and Judith Smart

PLUS 

Melbourne’s Twenty Decades edited by Richard Broome, Richard Barnden, Elisabeth Jackson and Judith Smart

REMEMBERING MELBOURNE 1850-1960 by Richard Broome, Richard Barnden, Don Gibb, Don Garden, Elisabeth Jackson and Judith Smart.

Every house and every business in Melbourne should have a copy of this magnificent homage to a marvelous city. Melbourne has been reshaped since the 1950s, the completion of ICI House in 1958 being symbolic of the glass tower revolution that changed the face of this graceful nineteenth century city. This book captures what has been lost and forgotten, concealed and overlaid, demolished and reborn, in the transformation of a city’s buildings and streetscapes. Each chapter is introduced by a short essay written by an expert, catching the essence of that precinct. These authoritative introductions provide a context for the magnificent photographs to follow. There are also introductory chapters on Aboriginal Melbourne, how the city was shaped, on the city and suburbs as a whole, and on how Melbourne and suburbs were captured by the camera, which was born at the same time as the city.

The first half of this book looks lovingly at Melbourne’s inner city which is examined street by street. The second half goes further afield and there are chapters looking at Brighton, Brunswick, Camberwell-Hawthorn-Balwyn, Canterbury, Carlton, Coburg, Collingwood, East Melbourne, Essendon, Fitzroy, Footscray, Heidelberg, Kew, Malvern, Middle Park, North & West Melbourne, Port Melbourne, Richmond, Sunshine & district and Surrey Hills.

This book is a priceless trove of a city’s memory.

Melbourne’s Twenty Decades edited by Richard Broome, Richard Barnden, Elisabeth Jackson and Judith Smart

Melbourne’s Twenty Decades takes the reader on a visual journey, exploring First Nations history and continuing for 200 years, decade by marvelous decade, until we reach our bright future. This book reveals why understanding our past is so important for our future.

The book has a stellar line-up, with some of Australia’s most respected academics and historians contributing to the publication, as well as iconic images from the Royal Historical Society of Victoria (RHSV) archives, which makes for an impressive publication.

Editors: Richard Broome, Richard Barnden, Elisabeth Jackson, Judith Smart.

Contributing authors: Jill Barnard, Richard Broome, Michael Cannon, Graeme Davison, Don Garden, John Lack, Andrew Lemon, Andrew May, Seamus O’Hanlon, Charles Sowerwine and Judith Smart.

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Weight 2.920 kg
Dimensions 29.5 × 25.5 × 4.5 cm

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