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James Boyce: The Truth About Melbourne

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De Tocqueville claimed that all places “bear some mark of their origin; and the circumstances which accompanied their birth… affect the whole term of their being.” On the day that his new book 1835: the Founding of Melbourne and the Conquest of Australia was launched, James Boyce introduced us to the forgotten founding fathers of Melbourne, and encourage speculation on how the unique circumstances of Melbourne’s birth might impact on how the city imagines itself today.

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