From the moment that the news arrived in Melbourne, the Eureka stockade has been repeatedly described, analysed and contested. Surprisingly there has been little attempt to explore reactions to the rebellion in the wider British world of which the young colony of Victoria was a part. By examining the response of British radicals to the events in Ballarat this article illustrates how they sought to contribute to and learn from the actions of their antipodean counterparts. In turn, this reveals...[Show more]
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