Travelling Home, 'walkabout Magazine' and Mid-Twentieth-Century Australia

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"Travelling Home' provides a detailed analysis of the contribution that the mid twentieth-century 'Walkabout' magazine made to Australia's cultural history. Spanning five central decades of the twentieth century (1934-1974), 'Walkabout' was integral to Australia's sense of itself as a nation. By advocating travel--both vicarious and actual--'Walkabout' encouraged settler Australians to broaden their image of the nation and its place in the Pacific region. In this way, 'Walkabout' explicitly aimed to make its readers feel at ...

Travelling Home, 'walkabout Magazine' and Mid-Twentieth-Century Australia 2016, Anthem Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781783085378

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