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‘Tired of depression and war, Australians were starting to enjoy the good life in the late 1940s. It was a period when adolescents became teenagers, and when popular music changed forever. It was also the era of the single wage, home ownership, and perhaps a Holden in the driveway as well. I can still vividly remember getting our first car, our first telephone and, later on, our first television. Books were becoming popular entertainment and played a vital role in my boyhood.’ (Introduction 356)

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    y separately published work icon Paper Empires : A History of the Book in Australia 1946-2005 Craig Munro (editor), Robyn Sheahan-Bright (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2006 Z1275326 2006 anthology criticism (taught in 3 units) The second of a series of studies of Australian book production and consumption. The work is organised into three sections: 'The Rise of Publishing ', 'Book Business' and 'Reaching Readers'. Within each grouping are chapters on related subjects, in some cases accompanied by illustrative case studies. St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2006 pg. 356-361
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