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An Historical Geography of Modern Australia : The Restive Fringe - Joseph Michael Powell

An Historical Geography of Modern Australia

The Restive Fringe

Paperback Published: 3rd June 1991
ISBN: 9780521408295
Number Of Pages: 424

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In this major new study, J.G. Powell presents a truly authoritative and comprehensive historical geography of Australia during the second century of immigrant occupation.

'This book is a most welcome addition to the Australian literature generally and will be particularly well received by both historians and geographers working on a wide range of topics concerning our continent. Powell's book truly spans the two disciplines, disciplines which he correctly identifies as almost inseparable in the Australian context.' Australian Geographer 'This book will have a major impact. It provides a basic key not only to the most significant published research of a leading Australian geographer, but also to the articulation and implementation of resource-based public policies and programmes in Australia over the last century.' Australian Geographical Studies

List of illustrations
List of tables
Preface
Crimson Thread, 1880+1914
Prodigal children: an introduction
State and nation
Building The Temple, 1914+50
Imperialism, protectionism, democratic nationalism
Debt of honour: Soldier Settlement, 1915+29
Science and the frontier
Conservation and planning in the +last of lands+
Nationalism And Dependency, 1950+86
A changing society
The Janus face of Australian industry
Agriculture and the modern federation
Conclusion: arrivals and departures
Notes
Select bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780521408295
ISBN-10: 0521408296
Series: Cambridge Studies in Historical Geography
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 424
Published: 3rd June 1991
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.59