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The ways of the bushwalker : on foot in Australia

Author: Melissa Harper
Publisher: Sydney, Australia : University of New South Wales, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first full length history of bush walking in Australia. Offers some marvellous pen portraits of the extraordinary characters that pioneered bushwalking in this country.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melissa Harper
ISBN: 0868409685 9780868409689
OCLC Number: 173721409
Description: xv, 348 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Stepping out in Australia --
The arrival of the tourist walker --
Walking the colonial adventure --
The Bush, my lover --
I walk, therefore I think --
From the open road to the bush track --
Happy feet: the interwar hiking craze --
Bushwalkers unite! The politics of organised walking --
Wild about wilderness --
Whose bush is it anyway?
Responsibility: Melissa Harper.
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