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Outback shopping: book-keeping records and consumption behaviour (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Penelope Allison. Lara Band.

The station records from the Kinchega Pastoral Estate (western NSW Australia) include book-keeping records for the Estate’s three main homesteads– Kinchega, Kars and Mulculca between 1892 and 1954.  The late 19th-early 20th century is an important period in Australia’s history, with increasing globalisation, commodification, and communications systems. These records cover the consumption practices associated with Australia’s important pastoral industry, at one of the largest holdings in NSW. The...