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Savage or Civilised? Manners in Colonial Australia by Penny Russell

**** (four stars as per Bookseller & Publisher ratings system) Published by NewSouth, $34.95 pb, ISBN 9780868408606 Savage or Civilised? traces the evolution of manners in Australia from the early days when Europeans arrived with their rigid imagining of ‘the savage’ to ‘new publics’ and the modernisation of our cities. Exploding the myth of the […]

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