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Mining Towns: Making a Living, Making a Life Erik Eklund

Mining Towns: Making a Living, Making a Life

Erik Eklund

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ISBN : 9781742241111
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313 pages
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A history of iconic Australian towns that have emerged as a result of mining boomsOCoincluding Broken Hill, Mount Isa, Queenstown, Mount Morgan, Port Pirie, and KambaldaOCothis book is a unique attempt to introduce urban readers to those communities,MoreA history of iconic Australian towns that have emerged as a result of mining boomsOCoincluding Broken Hill, Mount Isa, Queenstown, Mount Morgan, Port Pirie, and KambaldaOCothis book is a unique attempt to introduce urban readers to those communities, past and present. Unlike many mining books, this is not limited to a single material such as coal or gold, but traces the fortunes of a range of towns. With explanations on how these towns were formed and how well they have fared, it will interest academics and history buffs alike.