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The Resource Burning bush : a fire history of Australia, Stephen J. Pyne

Burning bush : a fire history of Australia, Stephen J. Pyne

Label
Burning bush : a fire history of Australia
Title
Burning bush
Title remainder
a fire history of Australia
Statement of responsibility
Stephen J. Pyne
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pyne, Stephen J.
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nature
  • Fire ecology
  • Natural history
  • Shifting cultivation
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Fire ecology
  • Natural history
  • Nature
  • Shifting cultivation
  • Australia
  • NATURE / Weather
Label
Burning bush : a fire history of Australia, Stephen J. Pyne
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Henry Holt, 1991. Foreword and preface to this ed. copyright 1998 by the University of Washington Press
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 493-497) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword by William Cronon -- Preface to the 1998 paperback edition -- Preface to the original edition: Firestick history -- Map of Australia -- Map of Australia's vegetation -- Prologue: Dust to dust -- Book I. The Eucalypt -- 1. The universal Australian -- 2. Unimaginable freaks of fire: Profile of a pyrophyte -- 3. Red centre: Fire regimes of old Australia -- 4. Land of contrarities -- Book II. The Aborigine -- 5. Flaming front -- 6. Firestick farmer: Profile of a pyrophile -- 7. Fires of the dreaming -- 8. Smokes by day, fires by night: Fire regimes of Aboriginal Australia -- 9. This wonderful depository of fire -- Book III. The European -- 10. Entwining fire -- 11. Reconnaissance by fire: Education of a pyrophile -- 12. Red steers and green pick -- 13. Beyond the black stump -- 14. Fire conservancy -- 15. Burning off: Fire provinces of European Australia -- 16. When the Billy boiled -- Book IV. The new Australian -- 17. The two fires -- 18. Antipodean fire: The Australian strategy -- 19. Wild bush, urban bush: Fire regimes of new Australia -- 20. Dieback -- Epilogue: Ashes to ashes
Control code
ocn928626802
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Pbk. edition
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 520 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780295998831
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvct7dhn
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)928626802
Label
Burning bush : a fire history of Australia, Stephen J. Pyne
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Henry Holt, 1991. Foreword and preface to this ed. copyright 1998 by the University of Washington Press
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 493-497) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword by William Cronon -- Preface to the 1998 paperback edition -- Preface to the original edition: Firestick history -- Map of Australia -- Map of Australia's vegetation -- Prologue: Dust to dust -- Book I. The Eucalypt -- 1. The universal Australian -- 2. Unimaginable freaks of fire: Profile of a pyrophyte -- 3. Red centre: Fire regimes of old Australia -- 4. Land of contrarities -- Book II. The Aborigine -- 5. Flaming front -- 6. Firestick farmer: Profile of a pyrophile -- 7. Fires of the dreaming -- 8. Smokes by day, fires by night: Fire regimes of Aboriginal Australia -- 9. This wonderful depository of fire -- Book III. The European -- 10. Entwining fire -- 11. Reconnaissance by fire: Education of a pyrophile -- 12. Red steers and green pick -- 13. Beyond the black stump -- 14. Fire conservancy -- 15. Burning off: Fire provinces of European Australia -- 16. When the Billy boiled -- Book IV. The new Australian -- 17. The two fires -- 18. Antipodean fire: The Australian strategy -- 19. Wild bush, urban bush: Fire regimes of new Australia -- 20. Dieback -- Epilogue: Ashes to ashes
Control code
ocn928626802
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Pbk. edition
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 520 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780295998831
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvct7dhn
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)928626802

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