Trendyville : the battle for Australia's inner cities / Renate Howe, David Nichols and Graeme Davison Howe, Renate, 1939-

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Howe, Renate, 1939-
Since 1965; Australia - Social conditions - 1965-; Urban renewal - Australia - History.
In the 1960s and 70s, Australia's inner cities experienced an upheaval which left them changed forever. People from all walks of life who valued their suburbs - places like Balmain, Battery Point, Carlton, Indooropilly, North Adelaide, or Subiaco - resisted large-scale development projects for freeways, 'slum clearance,' and mass-produced high rises. Unlikely alliances - of post-war migrants, university students and staff, construction workers and their unions, long-term residents, and city workers - challenged land-grabs and inappropriate development. When the dust settled, Australian cities.
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