Exploring Central Australia. Society, the Environment and the 1894 Horn Expedition.
NSW: Surrey Beatty & Sons, 1996. Quarto, cloth boards, dustjacket, colour and b&w illus, endpaper maps, pp 398. Near-fine condition in very good d.j., protected.
The Horn Expedition to central Australia of 1894 set out to investigate the geology, the plants and animals, and the native peoples of central Australia. At the centenary of the publication of its work, its achievements were reviewed and reassessed in the light of today's knowledge and viewpoint. The book encompasses a wide variety of aspects of the natural and cultural history of central Australia, including prehistory, history, anthropology, biology, ecology, geology, Aboriginal culture, and social commentary. Item #100638
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