Best Read [Raffaello Carboni] ✓ Eureka Stockade || [Business Book] PDF ✓


  • Title: Eureka Stockade
  • Author: Raffaello Carboni
  • ISBN: 9780522851502
  • Page: 452
  • Format: Hardcover

  • Relating the facts behind the myth, this eyewitness account tells the vivid and accurate story of the horrific 1854 Eureka Stockade, a revolt against police and soldiers involving 120 miners from the Ballart gold mines in Australia that left 35 dead and a legacy of courage and freedom that has shaped ideas of Australian nationhood ever since.
    Raffaello Carboni
    Raffaello Carboni was an Italian revolutionary and writer He is primarily remembered now as the author of the main eyewitness account of events at the Eureka Stockade in Ballarat, Australia.


    Commentaires:

    Sally
    Great works! Read after having seen the musical, with Chris Tomkinson as Carboni. Laughed out loud at one of his descriptions of Vern: "Three cheers for Vern! Go it hearty! Fine fellow! Legs rather too long! Never mind."

    Kelv
    What an important book for the political history of Australia.

    Abraham Lewik
    Signor Carboni Raffaelo writes funny [& true!] anecdotes, the progress of history, some mediocre poetry, and an ability to communicate his own passion. To sketch out the events in the book loosely; it begins with Raffaelo's visit to Australia, his discovery of several ounces of gold, then his gradual engagement with local affairs. He & his fellow gold-diggers are repressed by a licence scheme, there is a murder-later revenged by vigilantes, fire, (mild) abuse of clergy, and the climax is [...]

    Sammy
    A hugely vital work, covering one of the most important events in white Australia's first century, written - of course - by an immigrant, in this case an Italian. The book was written and published within a year of the famous uprising, so bears the twin hallmarks of first-hand accounts but also inevitable biases. An engaging and necessary work for those interested in history. Carboni's language is that of an immigrant still dealing with a new language, but his every paragraph feels lived-in. Mor [...]

    Lucy
    A fascinating first-hand account of the Eureka Stockade. It's told in an old-fashioned style that is a bit hard to follow at times, but I loved being able to read the thoughts of a person who was involved in the rebellion.

    Frank
    A mix of languages, styles, prose and poesy like Tristram Shandy.It gets in the way of communication.

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      Published :2018-08-05T11:44:52+00:00