How a Continent Created a Nation
By (author) Libby Robin
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How a Continent Created a Nation by Libby Robin
Book DescriptionIn this book Libby Robin explores the links between nature and nation. By looking at some of those who observe the natural world most closely - including scientists, field naturalists and farmers - she tells the story of how we as a nation have come to understand our land. Having left the cultural cringe behind, settler Australians are struggling with the 'strange nature' of this continent. Robin suggests new ways of living in an arid and urbanised continent in times of global change, and gives hope that Australia can move beyond the biological cringe.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780868408910
(235mm x 155mm x 16mm)
Imprint: UNSW Press
Publisher: UNSW Press
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: Australia
Books By Author Libby Robin
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Combines art, science and history to explore the distinctive Desert Channels country of south-western Queensland.
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The authors draw on the natural history of Australia's charismatic birds to explore the relations between fauna, people and environment. They consider changing ideas about deserts and how these have helped to understand birds and their behaviour in this driest of continents.
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