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Gold in Australia series
(Heinemann Library (Harcourt Education) title)

This four-book series explores the events surrounding the gold rushes during the 1800s and early 1900s, and looks at how Australia changed and developed because of the desire for wealth and power. The series covers topics such as the key historical events in the discovery and mining of gold, every-day life on the diggings, famous personalities and achievers from the gold rush era, and a detailed exploration of the impact of gold on Australia’s growth up to the present day. Features include extracts from letters and diaries, newspaper articles, eyewitness accounts, maps and contemporary illustrations.

The Gold Rushes
Life on the Goldfields
Famous People of the Gold Rush Era
How Gold Shaped Australia

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