The Golden Age
An outstanding account of a decade whose highlights included separation from New South Wales, the gold rushes, the Eureka Stockade, the establishment of parliamentary government, and the attempts to 'unlock the land'.
- Electronic book text
- 28 Feb 2014
- Melbourne University Press
- Melbourne University Press Digital
About Geoffrey Serle
Geoffrey Serle is one of Australia's most distinguished historians. He was Victorian Rhodes Scholar in 1947 and completed his doctorate at Oxford in 1950. After teaching in the History Department at the University of Melbourne and editing Historical Studies from 1955 to 1963, Dr Serle became Reader in History at Monash University and later Professorial Fellow at the Australian National University where he was co-General Editor of volumes 7-10 and General Editor of volume 11 of the Australian Dictionary of Biography. Among his published works are The Rush to be Rich, John Monash and Robin Boyd.