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The Resource The biggest estate on earth : how Aborigines made Australia, Bill Gammage

The biggest estate on earth : how Aborigines made Australia, Bill Gammage

Label
The biggest estate on earth : how Aborigines made Australia
Title
The biggest estate on earth
Title remainder
how Aborigines made Australia
Statement of responsibility
Bill Gammage
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Across Australia, early Europeans commented again and again that the land looked like a park. With extensive grassy patches and pathways, open woodlands and abundant wildlife, it evoked a country estate in England
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gammage, Bill
Dewey number
305.89915
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Land use
  • Natural resources
  • Dreamtime (Aboriginal Australian mythology)
Label
The biggest estate on earth : how Aborigines made Australia, Bill Gammage
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 379-415) and index
Contents
Australia in 1788 : Introduction : the Australian estate : curious landscapes; canvas of a continent -- Why was Aboriginal land management possible? : the nature of Australia; Heaven on earth; Country -- How was land managed? : the closest ally; Associations; Templates; A capital tour; Farms without fences -- Invasion: Becoming Australian -- Appendix 1: Science, history and landscape -- Appendix 2: Current botanical names for plants named with capitals in the text
Control code
000047499048
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 434 p.
Isbn
9781742377483
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)746307071
Label
The biggest estate on earth : how Aborigines made Australia, Bill Gammage
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 379-415) and index
Contents
Australia in 1788 : Introduction : the Australian estate : curious landscapes; canvas of a continent -- Why was Aboriginal land management possible? : the nature of Australia; Heaven on earth; Country -- How was land managed? : the closest ally; Associations; Templates; A capital tour; Farms without fences -- Invasion: Becoming Australian -- Appendix 1: Science, history and landscape -- Appendix 2: Current botanical names for plants named with capitals in the text
Control code
000047499048
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 434 p.
Isbn
9781742377483
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)746307071

Library Locations

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