Australias Gold Rushes
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Australia's Gold Rushes is a collection of absorbing and entertaining stories about Australia's various gold rushes. Easy-to-read text is accompanied by historical illustrations and photographs that help recreate life on the goldfields, and reveal the significance of the gold rushes in Australian history. Read about the lure of gold, early finds throughout the Australian states, and the gold rushes in California and their effects on the Australian colonies. Other topics covered include Edward Hargraves, treasure seekers, life on the goldfields, law and order, the role of gold in opening up remote areas, and the famous Eureka Stockade.
Book details and technical specifications
Format: Paperback / softback
Published: August 2000
Number of pages: 64
Width: 215 mm
Height: 280 mm
Depth: not specified
Publisher: New Holland Publishers Ltd