By:"Iain McCalman","Alexander Cook","Andrew Reeves"
Published on 2001-03-12 by Cambridge University Press
Throughout history, gold has been the stuff of legends, fortunes, conflict and change. The discovery of gold in Australia150 years ago precipitated enormous developments in the newly settled land. The population and economy boomed in spontaneous cities. The effects on both the environment and indigenous Aboriginal peoples have been profound and lasting. In this book, a team of prominent historians and curators have collaborated to produce an innovative cultural history of gold and its impact on the development of Australian society.
This Book was ranked 28 by Google Books for keyword gold.