Cultural developments in Queensland, 1880-1930

Kathleen Lynch (1955). Cultural developments in Queensland, 1880-1930 Honours Thesis, School of History, Philosophy, Religion, and Classics, The University of Queensland.

       
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Author Kathleen Lynch
Thesis Title Cultural developments in Queensland, 1880-1930
School, Centre or Institute School of History, Philosophy, Religion, and Classics
Institution The University of Queensland
Publication date 1955
Thesis type Honours Thesis
Total pages 122
Language eng
Subjects 2103 Historical Studies
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Preface

The Arts as History

The full story of a nation’s development is not seen in the bald facts of politics and economics. They, if you like are the bones of structure. The framework is the men and women who determine that development – not Prime Ministers and Treasurers alone, but the ordinary human beings who are the “stuff” of history. And to understand these men and women, to know their aspirations and reactions, their patterns of existence, the historian must turn to their novels, their songs, their homes and their paintings. It is there that the underlying currents are most easily discernible, it is at that level that the developments, or retrogressions first reveal themselves. ……..

Keyword Australian literature -- History and criticism
Queensland -- Civilization
Queensland -- History

 
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