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How a continent created a nation / Libby Robin
Bib ID 3773578
Format BookBook
Author
Robin, Libby, 1956-
 
Description Sydney : University of New South Wales Press, 2007 
viii, 259 p. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780868408910
0868408913
Summary

"In 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." -- Publisher's website.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. [233] - 243.

Subjects Nature and civilization -- Australia.  |  Group identity -- Australia.  |  Nationalism -- Australia.  |  Human geography -- Australia.  |  Indigenous knowledge.  |  Environment - Biodiversity.  |  Cultural heritage - Protection - Museums and keeping places - Collections and acquisitions.  |  Environment - Deserts.  |  Environment - Conservation.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry - Sheep and wool.  |  Daly River (NT Top End SD52-08)
Available From University of New South Wales Press Ltd, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052 
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