Prickly pear land : transnational networks in settler Australia
Frawley, Jodi (2007) Prickly pear land : transnational networks in settler Australia. Australian Historical Studies, 38(130), pp. 323-338.
The story of prickly pear in Australia is usually told as a tale of triumphant scientific intervention into an environmental disaster. Instead, this unarticle considers it as a transnational network in order to better understand the myriad of elements that made this event so important. Through this methodology emerges the complex nature of prickly pear land that included people, places, ideas, rhetoric and objects that traveled from all over the world into settler Australia.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Environmental history, Prickly Pear, Transnational networks, Sydney Botanic Gardens|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY (210000) > HISTORICAL STUDIES (210300)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Institutes > Institute for Future Environments
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2008 Taylor & Francis|
|Deposited On:||07 Feb 2014 01:41|
|Last Modified:||15 Apr 2014 11:00|
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