Growing up in Melbourne family life in the late nineteenth century by Ann Larson

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Published by Demography Program, Australian National University in Canberra .

Written in English

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  • Family -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.),
  • Melbourne (Vic.) -- Social life and customs.,
  • Melbourne (Vic.) -- Social conditions

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-236) and indexes.

Book details

StatementAnn Larson.
SeriesAustralian family formation project -- no. 12
LC ClassificationsHQ706.15.M4 L377 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 248 p. :
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15459303M
ISBN 100731520912

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