Business, Charity and Sentiment Part Two
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Business, Charity and Sentiment Part Two : The South Australian Housing Trust 1987-2011

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The South Australian Housing Trust has supplied a broad range of public and private housing across the state over 75 years, and in so doing has built and renewed suburbs and towns and contributed to the social and economic wellbeing of many thousands of South Australians. Business, Charity and Sentiment, the fifty-year history of this renowned public enterprise, was published in 1986. Drawing on contemporary and often contentious records and recollections, Susan Marsden carries the Trust's story through the turbulent 25 years that followed, a time of profound social, environmental, political and public sector change. Susan Marsden is a professional historian who works all over Australia as a consultant and oral history interviewer. She has also been a State Historian, a National Conservation Manager, and a Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University. Her doctoral thesis (Flinders University, 1995) built on her research for Business, Charity and Sentiment , and explored the shaping of metropolitan Adelaide by the Trust during the Playford era. She has published more than 40 other books and heritage studies, and several are on the Internet.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 150 x 220mm
  • Wakefield Press
  • Kent Town, Australia
  • Greyscale photographs throughout
  • 1862549710
  • 9781862549715