Mobile modernities: 'Around-Australia' automobile journeys, 1900-1955 [ 2011 - 2013 ]

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Researchers Clarsen Dr Georgine W

Brief description Driving around Australia in a car was a something only a few intrepid people could attempt in the first half of the twentieth-century, but the journeys fascinated national audiences. This study explores how Around-Australia journeys shaped our national life and gave rise to a distinctive Australian car culture.

Funding Amount $97,338

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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