The Other Rebellion: Attacking Ignorance and Vice on the Ballarat Goldfield

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The discovery of gold and the prospect of easily acquired riches destabilized society in the Australian colony of Victoria. At Ballarat, one of the colony's principal goldfields, the collapse of previously adhered-to moral restraints and the presence of lawless behaviour was commonplace. Against seemingly insurmountable odds, a small but zealous body of clerics and schoolteachers endeavoured to counter the influence of immorality and crime by promoting virtue and honesty in children. As a social history, the book ...

The Other Rebellion: Attacking Ignorance and Vice on the Ballarat Goldfield 2004, Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften, Frankfurt a.M.

ISBN-13: 9783631529546

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The Other Rebellion: Attacking Ignorance and Vice on the Ballarat Goldfield 2004, Peter Lang Publishing, Frankfurt, Germany

ISBN-13: 9780820473529

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