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The gold rushes of New South Wales, 1851-74 : a social history

Carrington, Derek Leonard


After following with excitement for three years the news of the gold-rushes in California, the colonists of New South Wales found similar exciting opportuniies suddely revealed in their own territory in May 1851, when Edward Hammond Hargraves made public the news of his dicoveries near Bathurst. The intensity of the gold fever which swept through New South Wales equalled anything which had been experienced in California, and abated only with the news later in the year of richer and more...[Show more]

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Date published: 1960
Type: Thesis (Masters)


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