|On Holidays: A History of Getting Away in Australia
By Richard White
This book is really about the future of something Australians have taken for granted – ‘the holiday’.
In his lively history of the Australian experience of ‘the holiday’, Richard White traces just what has happened to holidays in
On Holidays’ explores these issues but also is a fascinating exploration of various holiday traditions and behaviours from the early Australian colonies to the sophisticated consumerism of today’s travel industry.
Richard White is Senior Lecturer in History at the
Release May 05 | ISBN 1 86403 320 7| PB | photographs throughout |
A$ 32.95 | Dimension| 200 pp approx | Social History
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