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Broken country : science, agriculture, and the 'unfulfilled dreams' of inland Australia, 1880 to present

Muir, Cameron

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Modern agriculture in Australia is often viewed as utilitarian and neutral on the one hand, or as a destroyer of 'pristine' environments on the other. It is either a story of steady progress in technique and technology, of 'science with its sleeves rolled up', or one of disastrous environmental consequences of industrialisation and capitalism. Scientific agriculture in Australia is taken for granted as being about food, fibre and income, but these have not been its main purposes. Agriculture's...[Show more]

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Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/150281
DOI: 10.25911/5d6119eccc58c
Access Rights: Open Access

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