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Author Hall, Colin Michael, 1961-

Title Wasteland to world heritage : preserving Australia's wilderness / Michael Colin Hall
Published Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press ; Portland, Or. : International Specialized Book Services [distributor], 1992


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 MELB  333.782160994 Hal/Wtw  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 289 pages : 2 maps ; 22 cm
Contents 1. The Challenge of Wilderness -- 2. The Value of the Wilderness Resource -- 3. Romantic Visions and National Monuments: The Wilderness Concept in Nineteenth-Century Australia -- 4. Bushwalkers, National Parks and the Vision Splendid -- 5. The Politics of Preservation: From Little Desert to the Franklin -- 6. From Concern to Obligation: International Agreements and the Powers of the Commonwealth -- 7. Regimes of Control: The World Heritage Convention in Australia -- 8. The Geography of Hope: A National Wilderness Preservation System
Summary Value of the wilderness resource - The wilderness concept in nineteenth century Australia - Political involvment - International agreements and the powers of the Commonwealth - World Heritage Convention in Australia
Analysis Federal issue
Interstate comparisons
Natural resource management
Wilderness areas
World Heritage Convention
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 252-278) and index
Subject Conservation of natural resources -- Australia.
Environmental protection -- Australia.
Wilderness areas -- Australia.
Conservation of natural resources -- Australia.
Environmental protection -- Australia.
Nature conservation -- Australia.
Wilderness areas -- Australia.
Kakadu National Park (N.T.)
Kakadu National Park (N.T.) -- Environmental aspects.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park (N.T.)
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park (N.T.) -- Environmental aspects.
LC no. 93205905
ISBN 0522844960