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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User Review  - John - Goodreads

Some interesting anecdotes - author kept wanting to frame Sydney in relation to its penal colony history - was a bit of a stretch at times. Also, written in 1990 - some things have changed since then - but interesting to hear author's thoughts on Sydney at that time. Read full review

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User Review  - John - Goodreads

I recently had the enormous pleasure of waking four mornings in a row to a view of the Bridge, Circular Quay and the Opera House and this book is the perfect reminder of our brief but packed visit to ... Read full review

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VIEWPOINT
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GENESIS
7
Urbs 2 Suburbs STYLE
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