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Title:Alternative Australia; Communities for the Future?
Price:AUD$17.60 (about USD$12.40)
Item ID:SB00-0100204
Publisher:Quartet Books, Melbourne, 1979
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Quartet Books, 1979, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First

XI, 292 pp., foreword by Jim Cairns, acknowledgements, introduction, defining terms, notes, bibliography and index. Text illustrated with black and white photography. Maroon coloured boards with gilt titles on the backstrip. There is minor shelf wear evident on bottom edge and the corners are slightly bumped. There are some grubby marks to the top paper edge. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a photograph of the Berri festival 1979 on both front and back panel. Yellow background with black titles on the front panel and on the spine. The dustwrapper has a sun faded spine and there are grubby marks to both front and back panel. There are some creasing of the dustwrapper to top of the spine. In this book the author examines over 50 alternative communities throughout Australia to find out why they came into being and why the people who inhabit their communities do so. "He and the alternative seekers he interviewed are frank indeed about their own motivation and shortcomings, as well as the joys and sorrows of community living.". Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Sociology ; Social History ; ISBN: 0908128096. ISBN/EAN: 9780908128099. Inventory No: 0100204.
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