Monday, November 05, 2012

4 readings on... the Melbourne Cup

Image from Encyclopaedia Britannica
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Gripped by Melbourne Cup fever? Or wondering what all the fuss is about?

Whether you love the 'race that stops the nation' or you couldn't care less, there is no doubting the impact of the Melbourne Cup on Australian culture. And it's not just the punters: a quick search using Summon shows how the race has touched a range of academic disciplines including media, business, tourism, economics, and history:

Food for thought: How is the Melbourne Cup relevant to your area of study?

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