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Author Wright, Clare Alice, author

Title The forgotten rebels of Eureka / Clare Wright
Published Melbourne, Vic. : Text Publishing, 2013
Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2013
©2013

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 MELB  994.57031 Wri/Fro  TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
Description xvii, 539 pages, 12 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations (some colour), portraits, photographs ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents Introduction : dust and rattling bones -- Part 1. Transitions -- 1. A virgin country -- 2. Deliverance -- 3. Crossing the line -- 4. The road -- Part 2. Transformations -- 5. The gold diggers on '54 -- 6. Winners and losers -- 7. The winter of their discontent -- 8. Parting with my sex -- Part 3 : Transgressions -- 9. Burning down the house -- 10. High camp -- 11. Crossing the line (reprise) -- 12. Bloody Sunday
Summary The story of the Eureka rebellion may be one of modern Australias foundation myths, but until now it has been told as though only half the participants were there. As Clare Wright reveals, there were any number of women at large on the goldfields, many of them active in pivotal roles
Analysis Australian
Eureka Stockade
Ballarat
Women
Gold
Riots
Women's studies
History
Ballarat (Vic.) - History - 1851-1901
Eureka Stockade (Ballarat, Vic.)
Gold miners - Victoria - Ballarat - History
Riots - Victoria - Ballarat - History
Victoria - goldfields
Notes Maps on end papers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 506-524) and index
Audience Tertiary/Undergraduate, General
Notes Stella Prize, 2014
The Nib : Waverley Library Award for Literature, 2014
Subject Riots -- Australia -- Victoria -- Ballarat
Revolutions -- Australia -- Victoria -- Ballarat
Eureka Stockade, 1854
Women -- Australia -- 19th century -- Social conditions.
Gold miners -- Victoria -- Ballarat -- History
Gold miners -- Australia -- Victoria -- Ballarat -- History
Riots -- Australia -- Victoria -- Ballarat -- History
Eureka Stockade, Ballarat, Vic., 1854
Gold miners -- Australia -- Ballarat (Vic.) -- History.
Riots -- Australia -- Ballarat (Vic.) -- History.
Riots -- Australia -- Ballarat (Vic.)
Eureka Stockade (Ballarat, Vic.)
Australia -- History -- 1851-1901
Ballarat (Vic.) -- History -- 1851-1901
Genre/Form History.
ISBN 9781922147370 (hardback)
1922147370
9781922182548
1922182540