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Edited by Beattie, James; Melillo, Edward M.; O'Gorman, Emily
An extensive picture of imperial environmental history within and beyond the British Empire.
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By O'Gorman, Emily
Explores the different ways in which floods have been understood and managed in the inland since Australia's colonisation.
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By Beattie, James; O'Gorman, Emily; Henry, Matthew
Offering new historical understandings of human responses to climate and climate change, this cutting-edge volume explores the dynamic relationship between settlement, climate, and colonization, covering everything from the physical impact of climate on agriculture and land devel...opment to the development of folk and government meteorologies.Read more
By O'Gorman, Emily; Henry, Matthew; Edited by Beattie, J.; O'Gorman, E.
Offering important new historical understandings of human responses to climate and climate change, this cutting-edge volume explores the dynamic relationship between settlement, climate, and colonization. The contributions gathered here consider a wide range of interrelated topic...s, among them the use of scientific evidence in historical research, the physical impact of climate on agriculture and land development, and changing understandings of climate, including the development of folk and government meteorologies. They reveal Australasia to be a remarkably varied and fertile area for analyzing cultural responses to climate as well as the wider social ramifications of historical climatic events --Read more
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