Sydney

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Viking, Nov 2, 1992 - History - 246 pages
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Paperback edition of a portrait of Sydney and its development from a penal settlement into a world-class city. Covers the city's genesis, appearances, style, people, purposes, and connections. Includes an index. The author has produced many travel essays and books (as Jan or James Morris) on Spain, Venice, Hong Kong, Oxford and Manhattan, as well as the award-winning Pax Britannica trilogy.

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SYDNEY

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Clean-limbed description of the great port by Morris (O Canada, p. 307, etc.). Morris now sees Sydney as one of the most important cities of the world, ``not the most beautiful...but the most ... Read full review

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Well-known travel writer Morris (e.g., Pleasures of a Tangled Life , LJ 10/15/89) takes a historical and social look at Sydney, Australia. Sydney is a relatively "young'' city whose English penal ... Read full review

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VIEWPOINT
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GENESIS
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Urbs 2 Suburbs STYLE
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