Melbourne, Australia, is Founded

Nicole Anae

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Abstract

Melbourne's founding as an extension of the New South Wales colony paved the way for the discovery of gold and the creation of the new Australian colony of Victoria. Fueled by these developments, the modest township grew into a significant urban cultural center by the end of the nineteenth century.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGreat Events from History
Subtitle of host publicationThe Nineteenth Century
Place of PublicationCalifornia
PublisherSalem Press
Pages573-575
Number of pages3
Volume1 of 4
ISBN (Print)1587652978
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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    Anae, N. (2006). Melbourne, Australia, is Founded. In Great Events from History: The Nineteenth Century (Vol. 1 of 4, pp. 573-575). Salem Press.