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Dust and dreams : a regional history of mining and community in south east New South Wales 1850-1914

McGowan, Barry

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Until recently the focus of interest in gold mining history had been Victoria, and to a lesser extent Western Australia. The New South Wales story has, in contrast, attracted relatively little research or interest, the Lambing Flat race riots often being the only instance in which the New South Wales gold fields are specifically mentioned. Furthermore, mining history has tended to emphasise the unusual, dramatic, and colourful aspects of the gold rushes at the expense of an investigation of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011-07-05
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/8030

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