A History of European Housing in Australia by Patrick Troy

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Published by Cambridge University Press .

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  • Housing,
  • Urban & municipal planning,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Government - State & Provincial,
  • Design and construction,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Australia,
  • History,
  • Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev.,
  • Housing--Australia--History,
  • Political Science / City Planning & Urban Development,
  • Construction - General,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Dwellings

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7753314M
ISBN 10052177733X
ISBN 109780521777339

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Book Description. This collection of essays is the first systematic attempt to explain the social, administrative, technical and cultural history of 'European' housing in Australia.

Written by a collaborative team of scholars it explains how Australian housing has evolved from the ideas brought by the first settlers, and what makes Australian housing distinctive in social : Paperback. This collection of essays, first published inwas the first systematic attempt to explain the social, administrative, technical and cultural history of 'European' housing in Australia.

Abstract: This collection of essays, first published inwas the first systematic attempt to explain the social, administrative, technical and cultural history of 'European' housing in Australia. Written by a collaborative team of scholars it explains what makes Australian housing distinctive in social terms.

This collection of essays was the first systematic attempt to explain the social, administrative, technical and cultural history of 'European' housing in Australia. Written by a collaborative team of scholars from a wide range of disciplines, it explains how Australian housing has evolved from the ideas brought by the first settlers, and what makes Australian housing distinctive in social.

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HOUSING AND SHELTERS - 1. Australian Aborigines were nomadic people, hunting and food gathering as they travelled within their tribal boundaries. They made semi-permanent stops, camping for days or weeks in one place, depending on the availability of food and water.

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Inthe Constitution, our nation’s founding document, contains race powers (power to discriminate based on race) and fails to acknowledge the prior occupation. Often, the houses that make up the area are similar in appearance, size, and blueprint, a layout design referred to as tract housing, or cookie-cutter housing.

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