An Historical Geography of Modern Australia: The Restive Fringe

An Historical Geography of Modern Australia: The Restive Fringe


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ISBN-13: 9780521408295
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/28/2004
Series: Cambridge Studies in Historical Geography Series , #11
Pages: 420
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; List of tables; Preface; Part I. Crimson Thread, 1880-1914: 1. Prodigal children: an introduction; 2. State and nation; Part II. Building The Temple, 1914-50: 3. Imperialism, protectionism, democratic nationalism; 4. Debt of honour: Soldier Settlement, 1915-29; 5. Science and the frontier; 6. Conservation and planning in the 'last of lands'; Part III. Nationalism And Dependency, 1950-86: 7. A changing society; 8. The Janus face of Australian industry; 9. Agriculture and the modern federation; 10. Conclusion: arrivals and departures; Notes; Select bibliography; Index.

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