The Resource Kangaroo, John Simons

Kangaroo, John Simons

Label
Kangaroo
Title
Kangaroo
Statement of responsibility
John Simons
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Relates story of this odd, yet much-loved creature in Australian and global history, focusing on how its image has been used and abused. Describes physiology and lifecycle, outlines the kangaroo in indigenous Australian culture. Looks at the fate of the kangaroo on first contact with Europeans, and considers wider kangaroo diaspora
Member of
Cataloging source
QSL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Simons, John
Dewey number
599.222
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
  • Animal / series editor : Jonathon Burt
  • Animal series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gould, John
  • Banks, Joseph
  • Gilbert, John
  • Pelsaert, Francisco, d. 1630
  • Stubbs, George
  • Animals
  • Animals
  • Animals in art
  • Animals in heraldry
  • Macropodidae
  • Kangaroo hunting
  • Art, Aboriginal Australian
Target audience
adult
Label
Kangaroo, John Simons
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography (p. 194-196) and index
Contents
1.What is a Kangaroo? -- 2.The Kangaroo Meets its New Neighbours -- 3.The Kangaroo at Home -- 4.The Kangaroo Abroad -- 5.Tailpiece: The Curious Kangaroo
Control code
000049662248
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
208 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781861899224
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), facsims, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)760973110
Label
Kangaroo, John Simons
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography (p. 194-196) and index
Contents
1.What is a Kangaroo? -- 2.The Kangaroo Meets its New Neighbours -- 3.The Kangaroo at Home -- 4.The Kangaroo Abroad -- 5.Tailpiece: The Curious Kangaroo
Control code
000049662248
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
208 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781861899224
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), facsims, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)760973110

Library Locations

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