Journal of Australasian Mining History

Volume 7
September 2009

TABLE OF CONTENTS

REFEREED

DAVID BRANAGAN      1 – 16
Australia’s First Marble Quarry.
JIM ENEVER      17 – 38
The Politics of Oil Shale’ The Tasmanian Oil Shale Industry from 1910 to 1935.
TIM JETSON      39 – 59
‘That some rich lode amongst these hills is waiting for us yet’: Balancing Mining and Environmental
Concerns in the Cradle Mountain – Lake St Clair National Park, Tasmania.
JAMES LERK and SANDRA KIPPEN      60 – 73
Suicide on the Bendigo Goldfields 1860-1880.
KEN MCQUEEN      74 – 99
Quidong Mineral Field, NSW: An intriguing discovery of W.B. Clarke.
ANTHONY E. WEBSTER      100 – 116
The Hart’s Shaft Cornish Plunger Pumps: Historical Archaeology in an Operating Underground
Gold Mine.

UNREFEREED

CLIVE BEAUCHAMP      117 – 137
Beyond Philanthropy: The New South Wales Miners’ Accident Relief Act 1900.
PHILIP HART      138 – 154
A Carter, a Businessman, and a Prospector with Several Things in Common.
BRIAN R. HILL      155 – 168
Exciting career of an obscure mining entrepreneur: David Ziman (1862-1920).

ARCHIVAL NOTES

ALAN MURRAY      169 – 174
‘Dead Men Talking’ – Oral History in the Making.

BOOK REVIEWS
Raymond E. Dumett, Mining Tycoons in the Age of Empire, 1870-1945: Entrepreneurship,
High Finance, Politics and Territorial Expansion, Ashgate, Farnham, UK, 2009.
Reviewer: Kenneth E. Jackson, University of Auckland      175 – 176
Geoffrey Russell, Water for Gold! The fight to quench Central Victoria’s Goldfields, Australian
Scholarly Publishing, North Melbourne, 2009.
Reviewer: Lori Sciusco, HCPL, Heritage + Archaeology      177 – 179

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