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AfriGeneas Western Frontier Forum

Re: Black Gold Miners
In Response To: Re: Black Gold Miners ()

1. Regarding comments on the role of African-Americans in the Australian gold rushes, the following is an important source

The Negro and the Australian Gold Rushes, 1852-1857

http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0030-8684(196811)37%3A4%3C381%3ATNATAG%3E2.0.CO%3B2-C

2. The following reference may also interest some people, although it deals primarily with Africans who came to Australia via England, including as prisoners on convict ships

Black Founders: The Unknown Story of Australia's First Black Settlers

http://www.unswpress.com.au/isbn/0868408492.htm


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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