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Discovering Monaro : a study of man's impact on his environment / [by] W. K. Hancock
Bib ID 2574426
Format BookBook
Author
Hancock, W. K. (William Keith), 1898-1988
 
Description Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1972 
xii, 209 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0521084393
9780521104937
Summary

Includes reference to Aboriginal occupation of Monaro; tribal territories; population before white settlement; economic life; use of fire and its effects; relations between settlers and Aborigines; causes of demographic decline.

Full contents Machine derived contents note: Part I. Perspective View: 1. Theme; 2. The first discoverers; Part II. New Arrivals: 3. Squatting; 4. Spoiling; 5. Improving; Part III. Possessing the land: 6. Battles for possession; 7. Spoiling; 8. Improving; 9. White men in the high country - the first hundred years; Part IV. The two landscapes: 10. The tableland; 11. The high country; 12. Looking forward. 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Ecology -- New South Wales -- Monaro -- History.  |  Wildlife management -- New South Wales -- Monaro -- History.  |  Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Australia.  |  Ngarigo / Ngarigu people (S46) (NSW SJ55-04)  |  Demography - Population dynamics.  |  Environment - Land management - Fire.  |  Colonisation.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing.  |  Geography - Territories and boundaries.  |  Monaro (N.S.W.) -- History.  |  Southwest New South Wales (SW NSW SI54, SI55)  |  Snowy / Monaro / Southern New South Wales area (S NSW SI55, SJ55)

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