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Pay Dirt! Ballarat and Other Gold Towns

Pay Dirt! Ballarat and Other Gold Towns

Pay Dirt! Ballarat and Other Gold Towns

Author: Clare Gervasoni & Dorothy Wickham (editors)

ISBN: 9781876478384

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Explore the goldfields! Four major themes!

FACES, PLACES, SPACES, TRACES

Authors: Fred Cahir, Ian D Clark, Leigh Edmonds, Terence FitzSimons, Clare Gervasoni, Tim Harrison, Benjamin Mountford, Janice Newton, David Nicholls, Val Noone, Robert Pascoe, Mark Pennings, Keir Reeves, Michael Taffe, Stephen Tufnell, David Waldron, and Dorothy Wickham.

This publication comprises an eclectic mixture of methodology, writing styles and topics by authors, all leading experts in their respective historical fields. The foreword by Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Blainey presents to the reader a tantalising glimpse of the following chapters. Written by 17 contributing authors this book is in full colour, with index, 240 pages, ‘evocative illustrations’, and ‘unexpected topics’.

Celebrating the 21st Birthday of BHS Publishing, this book offers new perspectives and different view points, setting fledgling Victoria in a global context. Meticulously and conscienciously researched, it brings to life the culture of the goldfields, hidden aspects of identity, Aboriginal life and corroboree, women, conquest and suffering. 

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