On Oxford Street: A Professional and Personal Story

Garry Wotherspoon

Abstract


It has often been noted that a person’s professional interests can spring from a personal partiality, and in so many ways that is my story. The sort of history I now write is more often motivated by the personal. And urban history led me down that road. But I would like to start by considering what might be called the ‘historiography’ of urban history and look at some significant mileposts.

Keywords


Sydney History Group; History of sexuality; Gay Sydney; Sydney history; local history

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