Title:   Hobart
Author:   Timms, Peter
Publisher:   UNSW Press NewSouth
Binding:   Paperback
Edition:   2020
APN:   9781742237114 or ISBN(1742237118)
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Peter Timms leads us on a journey through his adopted city of Hobart, Australias smallest, most southerly, least prosperous, but arguably most beautiful state capital.From Hobarts convict legacy, its spectacular natural setting, heritage architecture and climate, to crime rates, economic hardship and new developments not to mention the game-changer that is MONA Timms explores the city with a mixture of affection, admiration, frustration and sadness.Those who have experienced Hobart as tourists will be surprised and intrigued by the complex society and history this book reveals. Those who live there will surely discover their city anew, propelled by the authors fondness for it. In a new introduction, Timms reflects on what has been nothing short of a tourism-driven revolution since Hobart was first published in 2009.


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