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An outstanding account of a decade whose highlights included separation from New South Wales, the gold rushes, the Eureka Stockade, the establishment of parliamentary government, and the attempts to 'unlock the land'.
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Geoffrey Serle is one of Australia's most distinguished historians. He was Victorian Rhodes Scholar in 1947 and completed his doctorate at Oxford in 1950. After teaching in the History Department at the University of Melbourne and editing Historical Studies from 1955 to 1963, Dr Serle became Reader in History at Monash University and later Professorial Fellow at the Australian National University where he was co-General Editor of volumes 7-10 and General Editor of volume 11 of the Australian Dictionary of Biography. Among his published works are The Rush to be Rich, John Monash and Robin Boyd.Review:
'a work of distinction, which combines academic scholarship with vivid, dramatic narrative' -- The Advocate
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Book Description Melbourne University Press, 1991. Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has soft covers. In good all round condition. Seller Inventory # 4289689
Book Description Nov 30, 1991, 1991. Paperback. Condition: Good. Nov 30, 1991 Paperback Good paperback some scuffing and creasing of spine and cover pages slightly yellowing Offered by the UK charity Langdon: supporting young men and women with disabilities. Seller Inventory # BOX85/AS4
Book Description Melbourne University Publishing, Carlton, VIC, Australia, 1995. Soft cover. Condition: Fine. Seller Inventory # 004184