Mining Towns: Making a Living, Making a Life


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At any given moment in our history Australia has been in the middle of a mining boom. This timely book is a history of the iconic Australian towns that arose with these booms over a century: Broken Hill, Mount Isa, Queenstown, Mount Morgan, Port Pirie and Kambalda. Mining Towns shows the rich cultural and historical legacy these towns helped create as townspeople - those working below the ground and those above - sought to make their lives in them. The current 'fly-in-fly-out' mining culture means we may not see the likes ...

Mining Towns: Making a living, making a life 2012, NewSouth Publishing, Sydney, NSW

ISBN-13: 9781742233529