All things harmless, useful, and ornamental : environmental transformation through species acclimatization, from colonial Australia to the world (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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All things harmless, useful, and ornamental : environmental transformation through species acclimatization, from colonial Australia to the world

Author: Peter Maxwell Minard
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2019] ©2019
Series: Flows, migrations, and exchanges.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Species acclimatization -- the organized introduction of organisms to a new region -- is much maligned in the present day. However, colonization depended on moving people, plants and animals from place to place, and in centuries past, scientists, landowners and philanthropists formed acclimatization societies to study local species and conditions, form networks of supporters and exchange supposedly useful local and  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Maxwell Minard
ISBN: 9781469651606 1469651602 9781469651613 1469651610
OCLC Number: 1085576661
Description: ix, 196 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: [Edward Wilson] : acclimatization gets organized --
Local acclimatization theories --
Colonial creations --
Regulating and understanding Victorian fisheries --
Aquaculture --
Hunting Victoria --
The decline of terrestrial acclimatization --
The transformation of fish acclimatization.
Series Title: Flows, migrations, and exchanges.
Responsibility: Pete Minard.

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Colonization depended on moving people, plants, and animals from place to place, and in centuries past, scientists, landowners, and philanthropists formed acclimatization societies to study local  Read more...

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