St Lucia. University of Queensland Press. 1992. Stock ID #164312
Endpaper maps, black and white line maps, black and white photographic illustrations, xi + 531pp, bibliography, index, hardback, spine faded, neat signature and date of a prior owner front free endpaper, lower edge and lower section of upper cover stained, little light foxing first leaves and edges, a sound hardback copy. 26 x 18cm. The story of China's relationship with Australia, particularly the Chinese in Australia during the Gold Rush. As well as the high drama of history, Sojourners covers the important themes of health and sickness (in particular opium, and the spread of leprosy and smallpox in alarming proportions), and the passion for gambling which the Chinese shared with European Australians. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 164312).
Price: $35.00 AU