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Author Waterhouse, Michael, 1943-

Title Not a poor man's field : the New Guinea goldfields to 1942 : an Australian colonial history / Michael Waterhouse
Published Braddon, A.C.T. : Halstead Press, [2010]
©2010

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 ADPML REF  622.34220995 Wat/Nap  LIB USE ONLY
Description 272 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 29 cm
Contents Discovery--Transition--Growth and development--Highway in the sky : the role of aviation--New Guinean experience--Life and death onm the goldfields--Administration of New Guinea between the wars--After the war
Summary Between the wars, New Guinea goldfields attracted colourful characters, and yieled great riches to those who could afford to exploit them. The book also discusses Australia.s colonial experience under the League of Nations
Notes Includes map on front lining papers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-266) and index
Notes Additional information and photographs may be seen at
Subject Ethnology -- Papua New Guinea.
Gold miners -- Papua New Guinea -- History -- 20th century.
Gold mines and mining -- Papua New Guinea -- History -- 20th century.
Gold mines and mining -- Papua New Guinea -- History.
Australia -- Colonies -- History.
Papua New Guinea -- Colonial influence.
Papua New Guinea -- History -- 20th century.
Australia -- Colonies -- Papua New Guinea -- History -- 20th century.
Papua New Guinea -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
ISBN 9781920831837