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 book is a history of iconic Australian towns that have emerged as a result of these booms: Broken Hill, Mount Isa, Queenstown, Mount Morgan, Port Pirie and Kambalda. It covers past and present, showing that while some of these towns have declined they have all had thriving local communities. Unlike many mining books this is not limited to a single material like coal or gold, but traces the fortunes of a range of towns throughout ...

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

ISBN-13: 9781742233529

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