Coverart for item
The Resource The future eaters : an ecological history of the Australasian lands and people, Timothy Fridjof Flannery

The future eaters : an ecological history of the Australasian lands and people, Timothy Fridjof Flannery

Label
The future eaters : an ecological history of the Australasian lands and people
Title
The future eaters
Title remainder
an ecological history of the Australasian lands and people
Statement of responsibility
Timothy Fridjof Flannery
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Flannery, Timothy Fridtjof
Dewey number
304.2099
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Natural resources
  • Ecology
  • Natural resources
Target audience
adult
Label
The future eaters : an ecological history of the Australasian lands and people, Timothy Fridjof Flannery
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: p. 412-417
Contents
Pt. 1. An Infinity Before Man -- 1. The New Lands -- 2. Australia in Gondwana -- 3. Land of Geckos, Land of Flowers -- 4. Land of Sound and Fury -- 5. Meganesian Enterprises -- 6. Splendid Isolation -- 7. Sweet are the Uses of Adversity -- 8. The Diversity Enigma -- 9. The Desert Sea -- 10. Mystery of the Meganesian Meat-Eaters -- 11. A Bestiary of Gentle Giants -- 12. Lost Marsupial Giants of New Guinea -- Pt. 2. Arrival of the Future Eaters -- 13. What a Piece of Work is a Man -- 14. Gloriously Deceitful, and a Virgin -- 15. Peopling the Lost Islands of Tasmantis -- 16. The Great Megafauna Extinction Debate -- 17. Making the Savage Beast -- 18. There Ain't No More Moa in Ola Aotearoa -- 19. Lost in the Mists of Time -- 20. Time Dwarfs -- 21. Sons of Prometheus -- 22. Who Killed Kirlilpi? -- 23. When Thou Hast Enough, Remember the Time of Hunger -- 24. Alone on the Southern Isles, Weirds Broke Them -- 25. So Varied in Detail - So Similar in Outline -- 26. A Few Fertile Valleys -- Pt. 3. The Last Wave: Arrival of the Europeans -- 27. The Backwater Country -- 28. As If We Had Been Old Friends -- 29. Diverse Experiences -- 30. Like Plantations in a Gentleman's Park -- 31. Unbounded Optimism -- 32. Riding the Red Steer: Fire and Biodiversity Conservation in Australia -- 33. Adapting Culture to Biological Reality
Control code
4656
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
423 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy donated by Rhys Jones.
Isbn
9780730104223
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
941920
Label
The future eaters : an ecological history of the Australasian lands and people, Timothy Fridjof Flannery
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: p. 412-417
Contents
Pt. 1. An Infinity Before Man -- 1. The New Lands -- 2. Australia in Gondwana -- 3. Land of Geckos, Land of Flowers -- 4. Land of Sound and Fury -- 5. Meganesian Enterprises -- 6. Splendid Isolation -- 7. Sweet are the Uses of Adversity -- 8. The Diversity Enigma -- 9. The Desert Sea -- 10. Mystery of the Meganesian Meat-Eaters -- 11. A Bestiary of Gentle Giants -- 12. Lost Marsupial Giants of New Guinea -- Pt. 2. Arrival of the Future Eaters -- 13. What a Piece of Work is a Man -- 14. Gloriously Deceitful, and a Virgin -- 15. Peopling the Lost Islands of Tasmantis -- 16. The Great Megafauna Extinction Debate -- 17. Making the Savage Beast -- 18. There Ain't No More Moa in Ola Aotearoa -- 19. Lost in the Mists of Time -- 20. Time Dwarfs -- 21. Sons of Prometheus -- 22. Who Killed Kirlilpi? -- 23. When Thou Hast Enough, Remember the Time of Hunger -- 24. Alone on the Southern Isles, Weirds Broke Them -- 25. So Varied in Detail - So Similar in Outline -- 26. A Few Fertile Valleys -- Pt. 3. The Last Wave: Arrival of the Europeans -- 27. The Backwater Country -- 28. As If We Had Been Old Friends -- 29. Diverse Experiences -- 30. Like Plantations in a Gentleman's Park -- 31. Unbounded Optimism -- 32. Riding the Red Steer: Fire and Biodiversity Conservation in Australia -- 33. Adapting Culture to Biological Reality
Control code
4656
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
423 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy donated by Rhys Jones.
Isbn
9780730104223
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
941920

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
Processing Feedback ...