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    DescriptionWhen the First Fleet sailed for NSW in 1787, the British government ordered Governor Phillip to preserve the cattle, sheep and hogs he brought with him but not the environment he found. Yet Phillip and his officers were quick to try to protect Australia's land. This book challenges the equation of colonization with destruction.


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    Title
    The Colonial Earth
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Tim Bonyhady
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 433
    Width: 168 mm
    Height: 249 mm
    Thickness: 31 mm
    Weight: 1,293 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780522849158
    ISBN 10: 0522849156
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1MBF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T General Subject: 560
    BIC subject category V2: RNK
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HBJM
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15590
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 04
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/ECOLGY
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET026
    Ingram Theme: CULT/AUSTRL
    Ingram Subject Code: EV
    Libri: I-EV
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 11
    BISAC V2.8: NAT011000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 74
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 11
    BISAC V2.8: HIS004000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC21: 333.70994
    DC22: 333.720994
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: GE199.A8 B
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    DC22: 333.7/2/0994
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    LC classification: GE199.A8 B66 2000
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    Thema V1.0: RNK, NHM
    Illustrations note
    illus
    Publisher
    Melbourne University Press
    Imprint name
    The Miegunyah Press
    Publication date
    01 March 2001
    Publication City/Country
    Carlton
    Author Information
    Tim Bonyhady is both an art historian and environmental lawyer and is currently a Senior Fellow in the ANU's Urban and Environmental Program. His previous books include Images in Opposition: Australian Landscape Painting 1801-1890 and Places Worth Keeping: Conservationists, Politics and Law. This is his eleventh book.
    Review quote
    "This is a rare, enlightening and beautifully presented book. Seize it. There are only 2000 copies in this edition. It could vanish, like the heritage it celebrates, at any minute." --"The Australian"