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Book review : Tim Bonyhady: The Colonial Earth

Wasson, Robert

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Our colonial forbears were invaders blind to the nature of their new land, antagonistic to its plants and animals, unable to represent the landscape in their art other than by imitation of Europe, and determined to extract wealth without regard for environmental cost. We, by contrast, are enlightened by environmental awareness, armed with the tools of modern science to put matters right, and uplifted by the beauty of our home. Environmental concerns are a recent development, with few if any...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2001
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/40928
DOI: 10.1071/HR0011340521

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