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Men Behaving Badly? The Archaeology of the Digger's Lifestyle and Constructions of Masculinity at the Kiandra Goldrush, 1859-1861

Tybussek, Damian Craig


This research provides the first in-depth archaeological study of a goldrush miners’ camp from the early 1850s and 1860s Australian Goldrushes in Victoria and New South Wales. Focussing on the Kiandra Goldfield, located in the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales, which was the scene of a major goldrush in 1859-1861, this research develops a picture of the nature of everyday life for the miners and businesspeople who participated in this event. It investigates...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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