Author(s): Doug Laing
The detailed and colourful story of five decades of the world's premier shearing event. For each decade there is an overview of the state of the sheep industry and developments on and off the farm coupled with year-by-year highlights of each Golden Shears - the personalities, the records, the changing nature of the competition. Shear History is packed with photographs, including colour sections. There are also chapters covering the international shearing competitions associated with Golden Shears and the special role women have played in its history. The book includes a full record of those placed in all events through the 50 years and a comprehensive index.