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The rush that never ended : a history of Australian mining

Author: Geoffrey Blainey
Publisher: Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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The Australian landscape is littered with mines. This text tells the story of Australia's mineral discoveries, describes the giants of its mining history and records the tremendous influence that mining has had on its attitudes to unionism, religion, law and politics.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Blainey
ISBN: 052285009X 9780522850093
OCLC Number: 223170579
Notes: Previous edition: Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 1993.
Description: xii, 431, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Geoffrey Blainey.

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