Clearings: Six Colonial Gardeners and Their Landscapes

Clearings: Six Colonial Gardeners and Their Landscapes

by Paul Fox
     
 

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The stories of six colonial Australian gardeners and their transformation of the Australian landscape are told in this revealing look at 19th-century botany, horticulture, and plant collecting. Original writings, illustrations, and photographs from this time period help to reveal the progress of the gardeners as they made clearings on land that they did not…  See more details below

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The stories of six colonial Australian gardeners and their transformation of the Australian landscape are told in this revealing look at 19th-century botany, horticulture, and plant collecting. Original writings, illustrations, and photographs from this time period help to reveal the progress of the gardeners as they made clearings on land that they did not understand people still inhabited.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780522850864
Publisher:
Melbourne University Publishing
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.75(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author


Paul Fox is an honorary fellow of the Australian Center at the University of Melbourne and a member of the Landscape Advisory Sub-Commitee of Heritage Council Victoria.

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