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.

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Abstract

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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ID Code: 67022
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Environmental history, Prickly Pear, Transnational networks, Sydney Botanic Gardens
DOI: 10.1080/10314610708601251
ISSN: 1031-461X
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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