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Author O'Brien, Antony

Title The 1859 election on the Ovens / by Antony O'Brien
Published [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2004


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Description xvii, 187 leaves : illustrations, maps ; 30 cm + 1 folded map in pocket
Summary Victoria's 1859 general election occurred amid social transition and electoral reform. On the Ovens goldfields surrounding Beechworth, underlying social tensions erupted dividing the mining and general communities. Old World revolutionary fears created alliances and factions around religion, nationality and class. The social divisions denied the Ovens miners parliamentary representation. Includes 1865 map of Victoria
Notes Submitted to the School of Social and International Studies of the Faculty of Arts, Deakin University
Thesis (M.A.)--Deakin University, Victoria, 2004
Bibliography Bibliography: leaves 171-178
Subject Victoria. Parliament. Legislative Council -- Elections, 1859
Victoria. Parliament. Legislative Assembly -- Elections, 1859
Elections -- Australia -- Victoria -- Ovens River Valley
Beechworth Region (Vic.) -- History
Genre/Form Academic theses.
Author Deakin University. Faculty of Arts.
Deakin University. School of Social and International Studies