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Author Crawford, Patricia (Patricia M.)

Title Contested country : a history of the Northcliffe area, Western Australia / Patricia Crawford and Ian Crawford
Published Crawley, W.A. ; [Great Britain] : University of Western Australia Press for the Charles and Joy Staples South West Region Publications Fund, 2003

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 MELB  994.12 Cra/Cca  TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
Description xiv, 303 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents 1. The Murram and their country / Ian Crawford -- 2. Europeans and the land 1790-1924 -- 3. 'How to kill a forest quickly': group settlers and the land 1924-1945 -- 4. Farming and timber 1945-1973 -- 5. In the wake of the Woodchip Agreement: environmentalism 1973-1992 -- 6. The battle for the forests 1992-2001
Summary First chapters explore Aboriginal links to land based mainly on historical sources; Murrum traditions and relationship to land; Murrum use of the karri forests; burning of land; Murrum seasons; contact history in the Northcliffe area
Analysis Murrum people
Notes "The Charles and Joy Stapes South West Region Publications Fund"
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Forests and forestry -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Northcliffe Region -- History
Lumber trade -- Australia -- Northcliffe Region (W.A.) -- History
Land use -- Environmental aspects -- Australia -- Northcliffe Region (W.A.)
Land use -- Australia -- Northcliffe Region (W.A.) -- History
Land use -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Northcliffe Region -- History
Northcliffe Region (W.A.) -- History
Genre/Form History.
Author Crawford, I. M. (Ian M.), 1935-
Charles and Joy Staples South West Region Publications Fund.
LC no. 2004426606
ISBN 1920694005 paperback