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Ripe for a Republic: British Radical Responses to the Eureka Stockade

Pickering, Paul

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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]

dc.contributor.authorPickering, Paul
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-13T23:06:08Z
dc.identifier.issn1031-461X
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/85880
dc.description.abstractFrom 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 an aspect of Eurekaits Britishnessthat has often been obscured by the shadow of the Southern Cross.
dc.publisherRoutledge, Taylor & Francis Group
dc.sourceAustralian Historical Studies
dc.titleRipe for a Republic: British Radical Responses to the Eureka Stockade
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.description.refereedYes
local.identifier.citationvolume34
dc.date.issued2003
local.identifier.absfor210303 - Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
local.identifier.absfor210305 - British History
local.identifier.ariespublicationMigratedxPub14554
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationPickering, Paul, College of Arts and Social Sciences, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue121
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage69
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage90
local.identifier.doi10.1080/10314610308596237
dc.date.updated2015-12-12T08:03:50Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-18444399783
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