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Staking A Claim: Gold And The Development Of Victorian Mining Law Ralph W. Birrell

Staking A Claim: Gold And The Development Of Victorian Mining Law

Ralph W. Birrell

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ISBN : 9780522848038
Hardcover
228 pages
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The Eureka Stockade marked a crucial first step in the creation of equitable and workable mining legislation in Victoria. The miners themselves, the judges and the legislators all showed remarkable creativity and adaptability in developing theseMoreThe Eureka Stockade marked a crucial first step in the creation of equitable and workable mining legislation in Victoria. The miners themselves, the judges and the legislators all showed remarkable creativity and adaptability in developing these laws. Ralph Birrells engaging and comprehensive book tells for the first time the full story of the development of mining law in Victoria. Accompanied by a remarkable selection of fascinating historical illustrations, it is a long-overdue work of great authority, born of a lifetimes immersion in the field.