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Introduction to Part III

James Belich

in Replenishing the Earth: The Settler Revolution and the Rise of the Angloworld

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199297276
eISBN:
9780191700842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297276.003.0017
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book began with two urban mysteries. One, the explosive growth of settler cities like Chicago and Melbourne. The other was the growth of London and New York into mega-cities before the modern ... More


Melbourne’s Empire

James Belich

in Replenishing the Earth: The Settler Revolution and the Rise of the Angloworld

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199297276
eISBN:
9780191700842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297276.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Marvellous Melbourne ruled Victoria, a colony as populous and rich in 1890 as the American state of California. Melbourne's empire extended much further. Victorian pastoralists owned large areas of ... More


Introduction

James Belich

in Replenishing the Earth: The Settler Revolution and the Rise of the Angloworld

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199297276
eISBN:
9780191700842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297276.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter begins with two problems in urban history, exemplified by two pairs of cities: Chicago and Melbourne, and London and New York. Mega-cities became possible in many parts of the world. The ... More


Zoroastrians in Australia

John R. Hinnells

in The Zoroastrian Diaspora: Religion and Migration

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267591
eISBN:
9780191683329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267591.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the history of Zoroastrian diaspora and the situations of Zoroastrians in Australia. Australian Zoroastrians in both Sydney and Melbourne are characterized by two features: ... More


The Citizens' Welfare

in Miss Cutler & the Case of the Resurrected Horse: Social Work and the Story of Poverty in America, Australia, and Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226653631
eISBN:
9780226653662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653662.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the impact of Second World War on the social work of the Charity Organization Society in Melbourne. It explains that the war forced the government to do more for the poor and ... More


Dangerous to the Cause of Science, 1915–1925

David J. Meltzer

in The Great Paleolithic War: How Science Forged an Understanding of America's Ice Age Past

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226293226
eISBN:
9780226293363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226293363.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

By the teens of the 20th century the evidence for a deep human antiquity took yet another turn, with the discovery of human skeletal remains in apparent association with extinct Pleistocene fauna. If ... More


Epilogue

Pete Minard

in All Things Harmless, Useful, and Ornamental: Environmental Transformation through Species Acclimatization, from Colonial Australia to the World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469651613
eISBN:
9781469651637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651613.003.0010
Subject:
History, Environmental History

In the epilogue, the author explains his thoughts about the creation of this book, beginning with what a casual visitor to Melbourne Zoo in Royal Park would see in 1861. To understand ... More


Insanity in the ‘age of mobility’: Melbourne and Auckland, 1850s–1880s

Catharine Coleborne

in Insanity, Identity and Empire: Immigrants and institutional confinement in Australia and New Zealand, 1873-1910

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087240
eISBN:
9781526104250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087240.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter situates Melbourne and Auckland as colonial cities inside the imperial world of medicine and institutional confinement, also outlining the significance of population movement and the ... More


The ‘Others’: inscribing difference in colonial institutional settings

Catharine Coleborne

in Insanity, Identity and Empire: Immigrants and institutional confinement in Australia and New Zealand, 1873-1910

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087240
eISBN:
9781526104250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087240.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the marginalising effects of institutional practices of ascribing social difference in patient case records, and it takes non-white patients as its main subject. In addition, it ... More


The Melbourne Scene: Comics Production, City Spaces, and the Creative Industries

Amy Louise Maynard

in The Comics World: Comic Books, Graphic Novels, and Their Publics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781496834645
eISBN:
9781496834690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496834645.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This analysis of comics producers and intermediaries in Melbourne, Australia, examines comics production as a creative industry. While the term “creative industries” often conjures up images of ... More


Home and Away: Networks of Nonfiction

Ian Christie

in Robert Paul and the Origins of British Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226105628
eISBN:
9780226610115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226610115.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Early film programmes often followed the journey or visit pattern of lantern shows, ideally with a lecturer linking the many short films. The best-documented of all such presentations was Carl ... More


Gentrification without social mixing in the rapidly urbanising world of Australasia

Wendy Shaw (ed.)

in Mixed Communities: Gentrification By Stealth?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847424938
eISBN:
9781447305538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424938.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Social mix strategies in Australia are almost invariably associated with the large-scale regeneration of public housing estates. These redevelopment projects usually occur as public-private ... More


Beware the Trojan horse: social mix constructions in Melbourne

Kate Shaw

in Mixed Communities: Gentrification By Stealth?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847424938
eISBN:
9781447305538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424938.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter tells the story of social mix policies in Melbourne, Australia, raising concern about their use to explain policy initiatives.


Service, Sympathy, and Efficiency

in Miss Cutler & the Case of the Resurrected Horse: Social Work and the Story of Poverty in America, Australia, and Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226653631
eISBN:
9780226653662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653662.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter focuses on work of the Charity Organization Society (COS) in Melbourne. It explains that the COS always prioritized the sorting of the deserving from the undeserving and this practice ... More


Miss Cutler & the Case of the Resurrected Horse: Social Work and the Story of Poverty in America, Australia, and Britain

Mark Peel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226653631
eISBN:
9780226653662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653662.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Social workers produced thousands of case files about the poor during the interwar years. Analyzing almost two thousand such case files and traveling from Boston, Minneapolis, and Portland to London ... More


Management

Janice Norwood

in Victorian touring actresses: Crossing boundaries and negotiating the cultural landscape

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526133328
eISBN:
9781526155467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526133335.00012
Subject:
Literature, Drama

For the successful actress, developing her career through a move into theatre management was less easy as a woman than for her male co-workers. This chapter explores the dynamics of different ... More


The fate of the transported Cato Street conspirators

Kieran Hannon

in The Cato Street Conspiracy: Plotting, Counter-Intelligence and the Revolutionary Tradition in Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526144980
eISBN:
9781526150547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526144997.00015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

What became of the five Cato Street conspirators who pleaded guilty and were transported for life to Australia? Kieran Hannon has traced their lives in the decades after 1820. Their personal lives ... More


Introduction

in Miss Cutler & the Case of the Resurrected Horse: Social Work and the Story of Poverty in America, Australia, and Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226653631
eISBN:
9780226653662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653662.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the role of casework in social work. This book presents an account the experiences of social workers who worked during the ... More


Mr. Smith and the Importance of Modern Casework

in Miss Cutler & the Case of the Resurrected Horse: Social Work and the Story of Poverty in America, Australia, and Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226653631
eISBN:
9780226653662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653662.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the role of Charity Organization Society (COS) head Stanley Greig Smith in expanding the role of the organization in Melbourne's welfare network. It explains that Smith was ... More


Lady Detectives

in Miss Cutler & the Case of the Resurrected Horse: Social Work and the Story of Poverty in America, Australia, and Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226653631
eISBN:
9780226653662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653662.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the detection works of the women social workers of the Charity Organization Society (COS) in Melbourne. It describes the strategies used by the COS “lady detectives” in getting ... More


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