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Taming the great south land

a history of the conquest of nature in Australia

by William J. Lines

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Australia -- History.,
    • Ecology -- Australia -- History.,
    • Landscape changes -- Australia -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-318) and index.

      StatementWilliam J. Lines.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGF801 .L55 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 337 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages337
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1773188M
      ISBN 100520078306
      LC Control Number92126817

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