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Greek currents in Australian waters: Greek-Australians and the sea, 1810s–2013
(Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2015)
The sea has been an important element in the history of both the ancient and modern Greeks, providing passage, local livelihoods and access to international trade. In the modern era, Antipodean waters have been part of ...
Faces beyond the Greek café: the traditional diversity of Greek-Australian occupational pursuits, 1820s–2010
(Flinders University Department of Language Studies - Modern Greek, 2013-06)
From the late nineteenth century until the closing decades of the twentieth century, Greeks played a large part in Australia’s food catering industry. They continued, nevertheless, to enter a wide variety of occupations. ...
The “Golden Greeks” from “Diggers” to Settlers: Greek Migration and Settlement during the Australian Gold Rush Era, 1850s–1890s
(Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2017)
Between the 1850s and 1890s, the gentle ripples of Australia’s early Greek presence surrendered to the first real wave of Greek migration. Gold was the initial stimulus. Greek seaman — particularly those on British vessels ...
Greasy spoon dagoes: Sydney's Greek food-catering phenomenon, 1870s-1952
(Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2019)
Over the first-half of the twentieth century, Sydney’s Greeks became numerically prominent as food caterers and radically transformed the character of the city’s popular eating-houses. They introduced new American commercial ...