A new social history and self-image: white gold, deep blue: Greeks in the Australian pearling industry, 1880s-1980s

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Abstract

This article argues for the inclusiveness of the experiences of those from non-English speaking background to be consciously researched and utilised as significant elements in a fresh understanding Australia's socio-cultural and economic history. The example of the historical and contemporary Greek presence in northern Australia, any their significant involvement with the development of Australia's pearling industry (initially pearl shell and later cultured pearls) is utilised.
Original languageEnglish
Pages64-69
Number of pages6
Volume16
Specialist publicationSkepsis: A Hellenic-Australian Monthly Review
PublisherKostas Alexiadis, Hellenic Connection
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1990
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Australian history
  • Greek-Australian History
  • Australian historiography
  • Australian pearling industry
  • cultured pearls
  • Northern Australia

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