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Emerald Strand: The Irish-born Manufacturers of Nineteenth-century Victoria, The

The contribution of the immigrant Irish to politics, law and professional life in general in Australia is well known, but a perception persists that few of the Irish had the skills or drive to set up manufacturing plants. The Emerald Strand reveals the vibrant and complex fabric of Irish immigrants in Victoria’s industrial history in this elegant, original, informative study.
Publication Details
Name of Publisher: Australian Scholarly Publishing
Place of Publication: North Melbourne, Vic.
Resource Type: Monograph
ISBN: 9781740971485
Publication Year: 2007
Subject Covered: Production