Duchene / Hargraves

Duchene / Hargraves

By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days
When will my order arrive?

Not expected to be delivered to the United States by Christmas Not expected to be delivered to the United States by Christmas


"This is a story of how ordinary lives shape a society ... a fascinating story for a number of reasons, not least because of where this takes the reader: its geographical scope extends from the streets and court rooms of Britain, to the colonies of Australia and New Zealand, and to the gold rushes in North America. ... a story rich in intrigue and innuendo..." - Dr Julie Kimber, Swinburne University. ..". a treasure trove of detail. ... every morsel of information is relished and potentially valuable. ... Douglas Wilkie has researched deeply enough to expose a version around the discovery of gold that is both factual and more colourful than the superficial respectability previously offered." - Babette Smith, author of 'The Luck of the Irish' and 'A Cargo of Women'. "Duchene/Hargraves is a true readers' book. And not just any old readers, but those who seek to lose themselves in the dark corners of intrigue. This is not the typical dry history of the genesis of Australia's industrial heritage, but an absorbing "Who Dunnit?" styled unfolding of the past. ... a proper go-to resource that will sit proudly in any library." - Beth Kicinski, Federation University.
show more

The Best Books of 2018

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of 2018. Shop now .

Product details

  • Paperback | 470 pages
  • 127 x 203 x 24mm | 463g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1367097363
  • 9781367097360

Looking for beautiful books?

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Shop now .