Introduction; 1. Ngunawal country and the limestone plains; 2. Not like any other; 3. A document of Australian immaturity; 4. Unreal city; 5. Moving up, and moving in; 6. Quiet revolution; 7. Rallying point; 8. Feel the power; 9. Conclusion.
In this charming and concise book, Nicholas Brown looks beyond the cliches to illuminate the colourful history of Australia's capital.
Nicholas Brown is an associate professor in the School of History, Australian National University, a position he held concurrently from 2008-2013 with a senior research fellowship in the Centre for Historical Research, National Museum of Australia.