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by Alexander Cook,Andrew Reeves,Iain McCalman
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  • Author:
    Alexander Cook,Andrew Reeves,Iain McCalman
  • ISBN:
    0521805953
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    978-0521805957
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    Cambridge University Press (June 11, 2001)
  • Pages:
    394 pages
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    Australia & Oceania
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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.

Throughout history, gold has been the stuff of legends, fortunes, conflict and change. The population and economy boomed in spontaneous cities. The effects on both the environment and indigenous Aboriginal peoples have been profound and lasting.

Andrew Reeves Iain McCalman is an award-winning professor at the, where he lives

Iain McCalman is an award-winning professor at the, where he lives.

Although narrow in focus, the history of gold and gold related heritage in Australia provides an interesting example of how new thematic constructs are being employed in the reinterpretation and revitalisation of history themes.

Iain McCalman, Alexander Cook, Andrew Reeves. Throughout history, gold has been the stuff of legends, fortunes, conflict and change. The discovery of gold in Australia 150 years ago precipitated enormous developments in the newly settled land. Immigrants flooded in from Asia and Europe, and the population and economy boomed in spontaneous cities. In the most unexpected ways, gold has shaped modern Australia.

Gold mines and mining - Australia - History. The discovery of gold in Australia 150 years ago had profound effects on both the environment and indigenous Aboriginal peoples. Gold mines and mining - Social aspects - Australia. Australia - Civilization - 19th century. In this book, a team of prominent historians and curators have collaborated to produce a cultural history of gold and its impact on the development of Australian society.

Throughout history, gold has been the "stuff" of legends, fortunes, conflict .

book by Andrew Reeves. Throughout history, gold has been the "stuff" of legends, fortunes, conflict and change.

Patrick Bertola, "Undesirable Persons" in Iain McCalman, Alexander Cook and Andres Reeves, Gold Forgotten Histories and Lost Objects of Australia, (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2001). Pilbara Goldfields News. Jayne Garnaut, "Events, p. 6.

Griffiths, Tom and Alan Platt, 'Edward Snell: Sketching a Fortune', in Iain McCalman, Alexander Cook and Andrew Reeves (eds), Gold: forgotten histories and lost objects of Australia, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2001. 'First Geelong railway terminus', Edward Snell 1820-1880, artist. ca. 1854, pencil and ink on buff paper; 18 x 26 cm.

In Gold: Forgotten Histories and Lost Objects of Australia, ed. Iain McCalman, Alexander Cook, and . Iain McCalman, Alexander Cook, and Andrew Reeves. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Shanghai: A Handbook for Travellers and Residents to the Chief Objects of Interest in and Around the Foreign Settlements and Native City. Shanghai: Kelly & Walsh.

Cook, N. Curthoys & S. Konishi (London: Pickering and Chatto). 2001: Gold: Forgotten Histories and Lost Objects of Australia, Iain McCalman, Alexander Cook & Andrew Reeves (ed. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). Articles in refereed journals  2019.

A team of prominent historians and curators have produced this innovative cultural history of gold and its impact on the development of Australian society. Throughout history, gold has been the "stuff" of legends, fortunes, conflict and change. The discovery of gold in Australia 150 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.