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The London Connection: the formation and early years of the Australian Agricultural Company

Pemberton, Penelope Anne


The Australian Agricultural Company was formed in London in 1824 to promote the raising of fine wool in New South Wales. Previous treatments of the Company's formation and early years have focussed principally on developments in New South Wales. In contrast, it is maintained here that the Company's genesis can only be fully understood in the context of the London financial market and imperial investment of the time; the family and business connections of the promoters and directors; and the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-12-05
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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