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NOSTALGIA AUSTRALIA: YOUR MEMORY ALBUM OF THE 1920s & 1930s
NOSTALGIA AUSTRALIA YOUR MEMORY ALBUM OF THE 1920s 1930s Author:Alan Sharpe As the author says, "Nostalgia is looking at the past through rose coloured glasses. Put them on and you filter out the disappointments and all the sadness." This book is a nostalgic look back at the Australia of the 1920s & 1930s using over 300 photographs, illustrations, and vintage advertisements with commentary. Chapters about the 1920s sect... more »ion: Foreward by the author; The Early Twenties; Sweet Adelaide; Wonderful Memories; Tassie in the Twenties; Brisbane Centenary; The Golden West; My Blue Heaven:Sydney; The Country; Home and School; Entertainment; The Sporting Life; The End of the Twenties.
Chapters in the 1930s section: Sunshine to Shadow-1930; Mass Hopelessness:The Depression; Christmas 1932; Smilin' Thru; Sporting Records; Sound Waves; Dancing Time; Mad About Movies; Collector's Items; King and Country; Up the Cross; Norman Lindsay; The Politicians; Wheel and Wings; Mishap and Mayhem; Towards the Inevitable.
With a Bibliography and apt quotations from Malcolm Muggeridge,Thornton Wilder, and Snow Wheatley.« less