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Needs versus Wants: the emergence and development of shopping in Sydney

By: undefined undefinedDecember 12, 2016

snip20161211_14 Arts Monday’s Jane Raffan interviews Margot Riley, curator at the State Library, on research undertaken on the emergence and development in Sydney of the phenomenon of shopping.

Needs versus wants?

Hear about the trade in goods from the early days of the colony, through the boom associated with the gold rush, and on to contemporary times, where the destination has become a significant attraction in and of itself.

 

Interview I

Interview II

Margot Riley’s research was undertaken for a 2011 exhibition – archived here: On Sale! Shops & Shopping

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