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Living in Prospect in the Playford Era

Originally published as ch.9 in Bernard O'Neil, Judith raftery & Kerrie Round (eds), Playford's South Australia, Association of Professional Historians, Adelaide, 1996, pp.177- 200.

Pauline Payne is an Adelaide-based professional historian who is also Visiting Research Fellow in the School of History and Politics, University of Adelaide. Her most recent book, The Diplomatic Gardener. Richard Schomburgk: explorer and botanic garden director (2007) was based on her 1992 PhD thesis.

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