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The gold rushes / Kevin Boon.

By: Boon, Kevin.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Developments In New Zealand History II: ; Boon, Kevin. Developments in New Zealand historyII: ; Boon, Kevin. Developments in New Zealand historyII: ; Developments in New Zealand history II: ; Developments In New Zealand History Series: ; Developments in New Zealand history: ; Developments in New Zealand history2: Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Waiatarua Pub., 1999Description: 32 pages : illustrations (some color), col. maps, facsimiles (some col.), portraits ; 29 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1869630548 (hbk.) :; 9781869630546; 1869630564 (pbk.).Subject(s): Nelson -- Juvenile literature | Gold mines and mining -- New Zealand -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature | Gold mines and mining -- New Zealand -- History -- Juvenile literature | Gold miners -- New Zealand -- History -- Juvenile literature | Gold mines and mining -- New Zealand -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature | Gold miners -- New Zealand -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature | Gold mines and mining -- Juvenile literature | New Zealand -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature | Marlborough District (N.Z.) -- Juvenile literature | West Coast (N.Z.) -- Juvenile literature | New Zealand -- Gold discoveries -- Juvenile literature | New Zealand -- History -- 1840 -- 1907 -- Juvenile literature | New Zealand -- History -- Juvenile literatureGenre/Form: Children's nonfiction.DDC classification: Cz993.02 Awards: Elsie Locke Award, 2006Summary: Considers the New Zealand gold rushes which began on the Coromandel Peninsula in the early 1850s. Looks at the social conditions in which miners lived and the importance gold mining had on opening up access to remote areas of New Zealand including Nelson, Otago and the West Coast. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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Kevin Boon's clear style and comprehensive research holds interest from cover to cover. Each title within the series cross references to depict a continum of early New Zealand history.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [33]) and index.

Includes bibliographic references and index.

Considers the New Zealand gold rushes which began on the Coromandel Peninsula in the early 1850s. Looks at the social conditions in which miners lived and the importance gold mining had on opening up access to remote areas of New Zealand including Nelson, Otago and the West Coast. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

Elsie Locke Award, 2006

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