Imprint: Australian Scholarly Publishing
The Emerald Strand — Nineteenth-century Irish-born ManufacturersBy Keith Pescod
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. That a vibrant emerald strand ran through the complex fabric of Victoria's industrial history is revealed in this elegant, original, informative study.
Categories: Australian History
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