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Author Raby, Geoff.

Title Making rural Australia : an economic history of technical and institutional creativity, 1788-1860 / Geoff Raby
Published Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1996

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Description xiii, 217 pages 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, facsimile ; 23 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Acknowledgments -- Preface -- Part One: A Land Transformed: Technical Innovations And Adaptation: -- 1. No 'free lunches' -- 2. 'Wasting' the land -- 3. Judging the judges -- 4. Equipping the farm -- 5. Adding value on the station -- Part Two: Beyond The Market: Institutional Innovations And Adaptation: -- 6. Taking collective action -- 7. Supplying public goods -- Conclusion: Creativity in early Australia -- Appendix: A note on sources for technical change in farming -- Bibliography -- Index
Analysis Agriculture Development Related to Economic conditions History
Australia
Agricultural industries
Economic conditions
History, 1801-1900
History, Pre-1801
Rural and regional affairs
Technological change
Notes CIP confirmed
Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 189-206
Subject Agricultural industries -- Australia -- History.
Agricultural innovations -- Australia -- Congresses.
Agricultural innovations -- Australia -- History.
Agricultural innovations -- Australia.
Agriculture -- Australia -- History.
Agriculture -- Technology transfer -- Australia -- History.
Australia -- Economic conditions -- 1788-1900
Australia -- Economic conditions.
Australia -- Rural conditions.
LC no. 96154574
ISBN 0195534204