Far Country

Far Country

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This is a full and revealing account of the perilous and adventurous course of the Northern Territory; a comprehensive account of its history which debunks the myths and makes human both the high and low points. The Northern Territory is a wondrous place of bizarre natural history and eccentric personalities; of success and failure; of great unrest and great triumph. In Far Country, Alan Powell, historian of the Northern Territory University, presents the place and its story with skill and simplicity.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • Melbourne University Press
  • Carlton, Australia
  • 8pp colour & 32pp b&w illustrations
  • 052284927X
  • 9780522849271

About A. Powell

Emeritus Professor Alan Powell was formerly Dean of the Arts Faculty and Professor of History at the Northern Territory University. He is the author of Patrician Democrat, The Shadow's Edge and War by Stealth and was the General Editor of the Northern Territory Dictionary of Biography, vol 1.show more