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Animal nation : the true story of animals and Australia

Author: Adrian Franklin
Publisher: Sydney : UNSW Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Animal Nation traces the complex relationships between animals and humans in Australia. It starts with the colonial period, when unfamiliar native animals were hunted almost to extinction and replaced with preferred species, and brings us full circle to the present when native species are protected above all others. It demonstrates that different categories of animals have been used to legitimate or marginalise  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Franklin
ISBN: 0868408905 9780868408903
OCLC Number: 68208629
Description: 262 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The animal enigma --
Ch. 2. Freaks of nature? --
Ch. 3. Animals and aborigines --
Ch. 4. Changing nature --
Ch. 5. The Australian dreaming --
Ch. 6. Outsider animals? --
Ch. 7. The pussycat dreaming --
Ch. 8. Animals and modern Australia.
Responsibility: Adrian Franklin.
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Traces the complex relationships between animals and humans in Australia. This book starts with the colonial period - when unfamiliar native animals were hunted almost to extinction and replaced with  Read more...

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