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Author Flannery, Tim F. (Tim Fridtjof), 1956-

Title Country / Tim Flannery
Published Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2004


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  919.4 Fla/Cou  AVAILABLE
Description 258 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Summary A panoramic book about a scientist and a continent, a fascinating work of travel and natural history, of contemporary culture and the patterns of history. Flannery encounters ancient Aboriginal cultures, examines Europeans trying to understand this singular environment, and conducts a remarkable enquiry into the evolution of the kangaroo
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 253-255
Subject Flannery, Tim F. (Tim Fridtjof), 1956-
Marsupials, Fossil -- Australia.
Kangaroos -- Australia.
Kangaroos, Fossil -- Australia.
Animals, Fossil -- Australia.
Marsupials -- Australia.
Extinct animals -- Australia.
Extinction (Biology) -- Australia.
Macropodidae -- Australia.
Natural history -- Australia.
Human ecology -- Australia.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.
Australia -- Description and travel.
Australia -- Social life and customs.
Australia -- History.
Author Flannery, Tim F. (Tim Fridtjof), 1956- Chasing kangaroos
LC no. 00002597
ISBN 1920885447 paperback
Other Titles Chasing kangaroos : a continent, a scientist, and a search for the world's most extraordinary creature