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Australian popular culture

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Popular culture -- Australia -- History.,
    • Australia -- Civilization.,
    • Australia -- Cultural policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Ian Craven with Martin Gray and Geraldine Stoneham.
      SeriesAustralian cultural studies
      ContributionsCraven, Ian., Gray, Martin, 1945-, Stoneham, Geraldine., British Australian Studies Association.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU107 .A912 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination228 p. :
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1199253M
      ISBN 100521466679
      LC Control Number94192334
      OCLC/WorldCa30072680


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