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The rebellionIn Victorian miners fought a deadly battle under the flag of the Southern Cross at the Eureka Stockade Though brief and doomed to fail the battle is legend in both our history and in the Australian mind Henry Lawson wrote poems about it its symbolic flag is still raised and even the nineteenth century visitor Mark Twain called it a strike for liberty Was this rebellion a fledgling nation’s first attempt to assert its independence under colonial rule Or was it merely rabble rousing by unruly miners determined not to pay their taxes In his inimitable style Peter FitzSimons gets into the hearts and minds of those on the battlefield and those behind the scenes bringing to life Australian legends on both sides of the re. As a student of history I was appalled at my lack of knowledge on Eureka In the 60s this occupied less than 1 Page in our Australian history syllabus Thanks to Peter Fitzsimons for the detail unearthed to bring both characters and events to life In a word brilliant

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Eureka: The Unfinished Revolution Free read Î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ ✺ Eureka: The Unfinished Revolution Epub ✽ Author Peter FitzSimons – Eyltransferservices.co.uk In 1854 Victorian miners fought a deadly battle under the flag of the Southern Cross at the Eureka Stockade Though briefIn Victorian miners fought a deadly battle under the flag of the Southern Cross at the Eureka Stockade Though brief and doomed to fail the battle is legend in both our history and in the Australian mind Henry Lawson wrote poems about it its symbolic flag is still raised and even the nineteenth century visitor Mark Twain called it a strike Eureka The Kindle for liberty Was this rebellion a fledgling nation’s first attempt to assert its independence under colonial rule Or was it merely rabble rousing by unruly miners determined not to pay their taxesIn his inimitable style Peter FitzSimons gets into the hearts and minds of those on the battlefield and those behind the scenes bringing to life Australian legends on both sides of. By saying this I knew the basics of the Eureka Stockade and had been briefly at Ballarat but since reading this book I have found a great understanding of the Australian attitude of jack's as good as his master And the Australian attitude towards authority Previously thinking it was due to our penal colony foundationsI think that the enforcement of monthly miners licences and the corruption of government officials still affects our modern way of thinking towards our present officials We just don't trust them