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The future eaters : an ecological history of the Australasian lands and people

Author: Tim F Flannery
Publisher: New York : G. Braziller, 1995.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim F Flannery
ISBN: 0807614033 9780807614037
OCLC Number: 32745413
Description: 423 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The New Lands --
2. Australia in Gondwana --
3. Land of Geckos, Land of Flowers --
4. Land of Sound and Fury --
5. Meganesian Enterprises --
6. Splendid Isolation --
7. Sweet are the Uses of Adversity --
8. The Diversity Enigma --
9. The Desert Sea --
10. Mystery of the Meganesian Meat-Eaters --
11. A Bestiary of Gentle Giants --
12. Lost Marsupial Giants of New Guinea --
13. What a Piece of Work is a Man --
14. Gloriously Deceitful, and a Virgin --
15. Peopling the Lost Islands of Tasmantis --
16. The Great Megafauna Extinction Debate --
17. Making the Savage Beast --
18. There Ain't No More Moa In Old Aotearoa --
19. Lost in the Mists of Time --
20. Time Dwarfs --
21. Sons of Prometheus --
22. Who Killed Kirlilpi? --
23. When Thou Hast Enough, Remember the Time of Hunger --
24. Alone on the Southern Isles, Weirds Broke Them --
25. So Varied in Detail --
So Similar in Outline --
26. A Few Fertile Valleys --
27. The Backwater Country --
28. As If We Had Been Old Friends --
29. Diverse Experiences --
30. Like Plantations in a Gentleman's Park --
31. Unbounded Optimism --
32. Riding the Red Steer --
Fire and Biodiversity Conservation in Australia --
33. Adapting Culture to Biological Reality.
Responsibility: Timothy Fridtjof Flannery.

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