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Difficult country : an informal history of Murchison

Difficult country : an informal history of Murchison

Author: Margaret C Brown
Publisher: [Murchison] : Murchison Historical and Museum Society, 1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret C Brown
OCLC Number: 3241265
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 262 p. : ill., facsims., maps, ports ; 22 cm.
Contents: Pre-European days --
European exploration --
Gold mining, 1861-64 --
Surveyors and track cutters, 1864-65 --
Early run-holders, 1863-69 --
Beginnings of a township, 1869-76 --
Transport, 1874-79 --
Families in the seventies --
Quartz mining --
Gold, 1888-1906 --
Roads, rivers and supplies --
Growing importance of farming --
War, peace and prosperity, 1914-26 --
Activities of the twenties --
Floods, fires and earthquakes --
War and progress, 1939-45.
Responsibility: Margaret C. Brown.


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