Author: Professor Keir Reeves & Dr David Nicholls (editors)

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Deeper Leads: New Approaches to Victorian Goldfields History

Professor Keir Reeves & Dr David Nicholls (editors)

Contributors/Authors: Alan Mayne, Lyndon Fraser, David Nichols, Dolly Mackinnon, Keir Reeves, Andrew Brown-May, Cate Elkner, Dorothy Wickham, Clare Gervasoni, Kevin Wong Hoy, Andrew Reeves, Jonathan Sweet, Jennifer Laing, Fiona Wheeler, Warwick Frost and Berry Weiler.

Section One: PLACE: Chapter 1. Goldrush Landscapes an ethnography; Chapter 2. The Working Lives of Irish Men on the Antipodean Goldfields; Chapter 3. Goldfields Asylums, Anxieties, Evasions and Erasures

Section Two: PEOPLE: Chapter 4. Taking the Rushes on Line: the eGold Project a digital encyclopedia; Chapter 5. Silent Screams: the Hidden Agenda; Chapter 6. A Confusion of Tongues:Overcoming Language Difficulties on the Jim Crow Goldfield; Chapter 7. Murder, Manslaughter and Affray: Making a Cold Case of the Buckland Riot, 4 July 1857

Section Three: PERSPECTIVES: Chapter 8. Trade Unionism and the Australian Mining Industry: the Influence of Central Victorian Goldminers, 1870-1920; Chapter 9. Beyond Local Significance: Victorian Gold at the London International Exhibition 1862; Chapter 10. Interpreting the Bendigo Chinese Heritage Precinct