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Black, white & gold : gold mining in Papua New Guinea, 1878-1930

Author: Hank Nelson
Publisher: Acton, A.C.T. : ANU Press, [2016] ©2016
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hank Nelson
ISBN: 9781921934346 1921934344
OCLC Number: 937651998
Notes: "First published 1976 by The Australian National University"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 298 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; Chronology; Out of Cooktown; A Meeting; The Islands; Sudest; Misima; Woodlark; Opening the Mainland; The Laloki; The South-east; The northern rivers; The Mambare; New Ground; The Yodda, Gira and Waria; Sideshows; Milne Bay; Keveri; The Lakekamu; Two Ounces a Day and Dysentery; No Meeting; Edie Creek; On Gold; Bibliography; Index; Gold-sluicing on Sharkeye Park's claim, Koranga Creek, Morobe Goldfield, late 1920s; Canoe, Louisiade Archipelago, after MacGillivray 1852; Ceremonial axe, Woodlark Island, after Seligman 1910; Tree House, Koiari, after Stone 1880. Koiari ridge-top village and tree-houses, 1885 Hornbill headdress, Kumusi River, Australian Musuem 1907; Head-dress with bird-of-paradise plumes from Kumusi River presented to the Australian Museum, 1907; Sketch of Neneba village and man from Neneba made by a member of William MacGregor's patrol, 1896; Paddle handle, Massim, after Haddon 1894; The Abau detachment of the Armed Native Constabulary; Shield, Gulf of Papua, after Haddon 1894; A 'team' of labourers from Orokolo on the Lakekamu Goldfield, 1914; Two labourers bringing in a cassowary to feed the team, 1914. Miners at Sunset Camp, Lakekamu Goldfield, 1914Labourers from Milne Bay with canoe that they have made to allow miners to prospect the tributaries of the upper Fly River, 1914. Frank Pryke is on the left.; Prospector trading with people on the upper Fly, Pryke expedition, 1914; Kukukuku warrior, Lakekamu Goldfield, 1914; Group of Kukukuku ('More of the nice boys'), Lakekamu Goldfield, 1914; Patrol Officer Fred Chisholm trying to compile a Kukukuku vocabulary, 1914; Drum, Morobe District, National Museum of Victoria 1932. Miners' camp near the junction of Edie and Merri Creeks, 'one of the picked spots'. late 1920sFrank Pryke's hut on Edie Creek; Salamaua's jovial billiard saloon keeper, Bill Cameron with a few of his patrons. June 1929; Labourers sluicing with a monitor on Koranga Creek; Labourers carrying ore to the tram-line that serves the crusher, 1938, Kupei. Bougainville, now the site of a giant copper mine; Australian newspaper reports of the Morobe gold strikes; Map 1: Papua New Guinea goldfields 1878-1930. The Waria and theLaloki were not officially declared goldfields.; Map 2 The South-East. Map 3 SudestMap 4 Misima Island; Map 5 Murua Goldfield, Woodlark Island; Map 6 D'Entrecasteaux Islands; Map 7 The Laloki; Map 8 The south-east mainland; Map 9 The northern rivers; Map 10 The Mambare 1895; Map 11 Milne Bay Goldfield; Map 12 Keveri Goldfield; Map 13 The Gulf of Papua; Map 14 Lakekamu Goldfield; Map 15 Morobe Goldfield; Table 1 Principal goldmining laws* Papua; Table 2 Louisiade Goldfield European miners; Table 3 Louisiade Goldfield (Misima and Sudest) Production; Table 4 South-Eastern Division government officers.
Other Titles: Black, white and gold :
Responsibility: Hank Nelson.

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