Australian Gold Rush - Another Birth of the Australian Nation?


Essay, 2008

7 Pages, Grade: 100/100 Pkt


Abstract or Introduction

This essay deals with the ‘Gold Rush' in Australia at the middle of the 19th century, which nowadays, according the public opinion, belongs to the nation’s folklore, and pursue the question how the history of Australia has been influenced by this ‘Gold Rush’. Those effects of the gold fever are divided into three aspects which are intertwined with each other: population balance, law and an emerging national identity. It shall be shown how these three issues are caused by the discovery of gold and are mutually dependent.

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Title
Australian Gold Rush - Another Birth of the Australian Nation?
Grade
100/100 Pkt
Author
Year
2008
Pages
7
Catalog Number
V138864
ISBN (eBook)
9783640484720
File size
392 KB
Language
English
Keywords
Australia, Australien, Goldfieber, Gold Rush, Ballarad, Nationhood, Nationalismus, The Lambing Flat Riots, Australian Law Reforms, Australian Constitution Act, Henry Holyoake, George Black, Humffray, Eureka, Eureka Stockade, Eureka Rebellion, White Australia Policy
Quote paper
Daniel Lennartz (Author), 2008, Australian Gold Rush - Another Birth of the Australian Nation?, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/138864

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