Clearings

Clearings

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 269 pages
  • 165.1 x 228.6 x 22.86mm | 816.46g
  • Melbourne University Press
  • Carlton, Australia
  • English
  • 0522851983
  • 9780522851984

About Paul Fox

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.show more