An Historical Geography of Modern Australia: The Restive Fringe

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Cambridge University Press, Apr 4, 1991 - History - 424 pages
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Contents

Prodigal children an introduction
3
Centennial
7
Fringe bush outback
9
Imperialism federationism resource management
14
State and nation
19
Domesticating the fringe
30
State socialism in the bush
41
Outback interrogations
55
Perspective
189
Nationalism and dependency 195086
195
A changing society
205
The peopling of Australia
206
The modern pattern
212
The social issues irritant
217
Environmentalism
231
The Janus face of Australian industry
250

Building the temple 191450
67
Imperialism Protectionism democratic nationalism
72
Government managerialism in Australia
81
Debt of honour Soldier Settlement 191529
90
An imperial yeomanry
91
the Australian schemes
100
a case study
111
Yeomen and bureaucrats
116
Science and the frontier
121
Griffith Taylor and the ecumene
129
Environmentalism versus possibilism
137
Conservation and planning in the last of lands
150
Save Australia
152
Town and regional planning
169
New states and the regional concept
179
Basic patterns
251
Structural change and global reorganisation
254
Industry and environmentalism
268
Aboriginal lands in an industrialised society
281
Agriculture and the modern federation
286
Government and nongovernment responses
288
Stopandgo frontiers
302
the modern dairying industry
307
Scrubcountry renovations
312
challenges to irrigation
322
Conclusion arrivals and departures
334
Notes
342
Select Bibliography
377
Index
387
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