National Library of Australia

 Summer Opening Hours:

Our opening hours will be changing between Tuesday 24 December 2019 and Wednesday 1 January 2020.

All reading rooms will be closed from Christmas Day, reopening on 2 January. But you’ll still be able to visit our Exhibition Galleries, our children’s holiday space, WordPlay, and Bookshop from 9am-5pm (except on Christmas Day).Bookplate café will also be open during this period, but with varied hours.

Be sure to check our Summer Opening Hours before you visit: https://www.nla.gov.au/visit-us/opening-hours

You must be logged in to Tag Records
Ambition's fire : the agricultural colonization of pre-convict Western Australia / J.M.R. Cameron
Bib ID 1692529
Format BookBook
Author
Cameron, J. M. R. (James McDonald Rapson), 1942-
 
Description Nedlands, W.A. : University of Western Australia Press, 1981 
xviii, 238 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0855641967 (paperback)
Summary

The spread of settlement, 1829-50 considers Europeans coming to terms with an alien land surface and problems arising from popular misconceptions of the colonys geography.

Full contents Includes index. 
Notes

Bibliography: p. 221-230.

Subjects Western Australia. Swan River settlement, 1829-1850  |  Agriculture. Western Australia, 1829-1850  |  Agriculture -- Western Australia -- History.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture.  |  Environment - Land management - Fire.  |  Swan River Settlement (W.A.) -- History.  |  Swan River (SW WA SH50-14)
000 01549cam a2200385 a 4500
001 1692529
005 20180919174131.0
008 811015s1981    weaab    b    001 0 eng d
019 1 |a2113123
020 |a0855641967|qpaperback|c$16.00 Aust.
035 |9(AuCNLDY)468812
035 |a1692529
040 |aANB|beng|cANB|dXNTU
042 |aanuc
043 |au-at-we
050 4 |aDU370|b.C36
082 0 4 |a338.1/09941|219
082 0 4 |a994.1/102
082 0 4 |a994.1/102|220
082 0 4 |a630/.9941
100 1 |aCameron, J. M. R.|q(James McDonald Rapson),|d1942-
245 1 0 |aAmbition's fire :|bthe agricultural colonization of pre-convict Western Australia /|cJ.M.R. Cameron.
260 |aNedlands, W.A. :|bUniversity of Western Australia Press,|c1981.
300 |axviii, 238 p. :|bill., maps ;|c24 cm.
504 |aBibliography: p. 221-230.
505 0 |aIncludes index.
520 |aThe spread of settlement, 1829-50 considers Europeans coming to terms with an alien land surface and problems arising from popular misconceptions of the colonys geography.
650 7 |aWestern Australia. Swan River settlement, 1829-1850|2precis.
650 7 |aAgriculture. Western Australia, 1829-1850|2precis.
650 0 |aAgriculture|zWestern Australia|xHistory.
650 7 |aEconomic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aEnvironment - Land management - Fire.|2aiatsiss
651 0 |aSwan River Settlement (W.A.)|xHistory.
651 7 |aSwan River (SW WA SH50-14)|2aiatsisp
984 |aANL|cNL 994.1102 C182
close Can I borrow items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close What can I get online?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.