Rushing For Gold: Life And Commerce On The Goldfields Of New Zealand And Australia by Lloyd CarpenterRushing For Gold: Life And Commerce On The Goldfields Of New Zealand And Australia by Lloyd Carpenter

Rushing For Gold: Life And Commerce On The Goldfields Of New Zealand And Australia

EditorLloyd Carpenter, Lyndon Fraser

Paperback | May 1, 2016

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Rushing for Gold is the first book to take a trans-Tasman look at the nineteenth-century phenomenon that was the gold rushes in Australia and New Zealand. The book brings together contributions from both experienced and newly emergent researchers, who together provide a close examination of miners’ migration patterns, ethnicities and merchant networks. The contributors’ insightful analyses and narrative accounts reveal a pantheon of characters, from merchants, hoteliers, financiers and policemen to vagrants, sly-groggers and entertainers.
A former teacher, Lloyd Carpenter returned to the University of Canterbury in 2008 and emerged with a PhD on a subject he has loved since his youth: the Central Otago gold rush. Lyndon Fraser is an associate professor of history at the University of Canterbury and a research fellow at the Canterbury Museum. His Castles of Gold won the ...
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Title:Rushing For Gold: Life And Commerce On The Goldfields Of New Zealand And AustraliaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:344 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:May 1, 2016Publisher:Otago University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1877578541

ISBN - 13:9781877578540

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