Taming the Great South Land: History of the Conquest of Nature in Australia

Lines, William J.

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Synopsis: 'A tract for the times' Derek Whitelock, The Australian 'Taming the Great South Land is the most important single work of an Australian history since Robert Hughes wrote The Fatal Shore ...It is a book of international importance.' Judith White, Sun-Herald 'Innovative and brilliantly researched.' Phillip Toyne, Director, Australian Conservation Foundation Taming the Great South Land is a profound new history of Australia. It tells the story of two centuries of European settlement from the point of view of the land and its indigenous people. Taming the Great South Land is a powerful and pioneering study, and, in the tradition of The Fatal Shore, is compelling reading. William Lines combines environmental, social and political history to record 200 years of implacable exploitation of nature. He traces how the Enlightenment ideas of progress, economic growth and development were transported to Australia and employed in the conquest of nature. From the early slaughter of seals, through land settlement and gold rushes to British nuclear tests and the modern mining and timber industr

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