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The Influence of Chartism on the Victorian Goldfields

Published Resources


  • Fitzpatrick, Brian, The Australian people, 1788-1945, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, 1951. Details
  • Murphy, W. E., and Eight Hours' Anniversary Committee, History of the Eight Hours' Movement: (under patronage of the Pioneers of the Eight Hours' System and the officers and members of the Eight Hours' Anniversary Committee, 1896, Spectator, Melbourne, 1896. Details
  • Walshe, R. D., The Eureka Stockade, 1854-1954, Current Book Distributors, Sydney, 1954. Details
  • Walshe, R. D., Australia's fight for independence and parliamentary democracy: centenary of responsible government, 1856-1956, Current Book Distributors, Sydney, 1956. Details

Book Sections

  • Pickering, Paul, 'The finger of God: gold's impact on New South Wales', in Iain McCalman and and Andrew Reeves Alexander Cook (eds), Gold: forgotten histories and lost objects of Australia, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne, 2001. Details
  • Wilson, Alex, 'Chartism', in J. T. Ward (ed.), Popular Movements, C. 1830-1850, Macmillan, London, 1970, pp. 116-134. Details

Journal Articles

  • Harris, H. C., 'The influence of Chartism in Victoria', Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, vol. II, 1926, pp. 351-79. Details
  • Hughes, Helen, 'The eight hour day and the development of the labour movement in Victoria in the eighteen-fifties', Historical Studies, vol. 9, 1961, pp. 396-412. Details
  • Pickering, Paul, ''Ripe for a Republic': British Radical Responses to the Eureka Stockade', Australian Historical Studies, vol. 34, no. 121, 2003, pp. 69-90. Details
  • Walshe, R. D., 'The significance of Eureka in Australian history', Historical Studies, 1954, pp. 62-80. Details