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Land and livelihood : geographical essays in honour of George Jobberns

Author: Murray McCaskill; George Jobberns
Publisher: Christchurch [N.Z.] : New Zealand Geographical Society, 1962.
Series: Miscellaneous series (New Zealand Geographical Society), no. 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The essays are all based on original research and cover a wide range of topics in physical, economic, historical and regional geography. While there is-- an emphasis on New Zealand there are also contributions on the geography of Canada, the United States, Great Britain and Australia."--P. [2] of cover.
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Genre/Form: Essays
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McCaskill, Murray.
Land and livelihood.
Christchurch, New Zealand Georgraphical Society, 1962
(OCoLC)579222843
Named Person: George Jobberns
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Murray McCaskill; George Jobberns
OCLC Number: 3819627
Description: 280 p. : front. (port.), ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Personal tributes / F.J. Llewellyn, R. Ogilvie Buchanan, N.H. Whatman --
A biographical note / Murray McCaskill --
Geographical diversity and the personality of Canada / Andrew H. Clark --
Geomorphological contrasts in New Zealand and Great Britain / Cuchlaine A.M. King --
A survey of Periglacial features in New Zealand / Jane M. Soons --
'Climatic change' or cultural interference? New Zealand in moahunter times / Kenneth B. Cumberland --
The South Island goldfields in the 1860s : some geographical aspects / Murray McCaskill --
The land for the people : land settlement and rural population movements, 1886-1906 / J.S. Duncan --
Regional differences in grassland farming practice : New Zealand conditions and some overseas comparisons / P.D. Sears --
The fragmentation of farm land in Canterbury / W.B. Johnston --
Changes in the functional structure of New Zealand towns / L.L. Pownall --
Central place theory and the spacing of towns in the United States / Leslie J. King --
Boundaries and building materials in Southeastern Australia / A.J. Rose.
Series Title: Miscellaneous series (New Zealand Geographical Society), no. 4.
Responsibility: edited by Murray McCaskill.

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"The essays are all based on original research and cover a wide range of topics in physical, economic, historical and regional geography. While there is-- an emphasis on New Zealand there are also contributions on the geography of Canada, the United States, Great Britain and Australia."--P. [2] of cover.

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