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Exploring the Archaeology of the Modern City: Melbourne and Sydney Compared

  • Tim Murray
  • Penny Crook
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Part of the Contributions To Global Historical Archaeology book series (CGHA)

Abstract

In this chapter we explore the evolution of our research into the urban archaeologies of Melbourne and Sydney from the earliest formulations based on a desire to better understand the genesis of urban Australia and the lives of the poorer inhabitants of Melbourne.

Keywords

Melbourne Sydney Urban archaeology Slums Colonialism 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tim Murray
    • 1
  • Penny Crook
    • 2
  1. 1.College of Arts, Social Sciences and CommerceLa Trobe UniversityMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Archaeology and HistoryLa Trobe UniversityMelbourneAustralia

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