Beside The Seaside

Beside The Seaside

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A fascinating and original study of the social scene in the leading nineteenth-century seaside resorts of Victoria. No doubt similar patterns were played out wherever Australia's urban colonists sought recreation by the sea. This beautifully illustrated book will delight today's beachgoers, and those interested in social history.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 126 pages
  • 177.8 x 248.92 x 17.78mm | 521.63g
  • Melbourne University Press
  • Carlton, Australia
  • English
  • 60 colour photos
  • 0522848656
  • 9780522848656

Review quote

"This charming little book, beautifully illustrated, has many fascinating things to say about the old-fashioned seaside resorts, especially Queenscliff, Sorrento and Lorne . . . A book with its bonnet on, with allure underneath." --"The Age"show more

About Inglis Andrea

Andrea Inglis is a teacher and historian at Loreto Mandeville Hall in Melbourne. Andrea still holidays on the Bellarine Peninsula, the site of her earliest beach memories.show more