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'We are a farming class': community, class and place in Dubbo's farmlands, 1870-1950

Woodley, Peter


This study examines how people in the farming districts in central-western New South Wales constituted their communities. It responds to gaps in historians' understanding of settler society beyond the country towns, and contributes to the literature on rural Australia's disproportionate influence on politics and a national mythos. This study is bounded by the arrival in the 1870s of a disparate array of isolated households intending to acquire land under laws designed to encourage...[Show more]

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Date published: 2021
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/RAVT-J139


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