1. The goldfields and their management; 2. The revolt of the diggers; 3. The transition to responsible government; 4. The administration of Sir Henry Barkly, 1856-63; 5. An era of constitutional struggle, 1864-8; 6. Political and social survey of the early seventies; 7. The Berry influence, 1875-82; 8. 'Peace, progress and prosperity'; 9. The era of extravagance; 10. Days of trial. The lean years that ended the century; 11. The Commonwealth. Retrospect and prospect; Index.
This authoritative two-volume history by Henry Gyles Turner (1831-1920) explores the political and social development of Victoria, Australia.