Centre for WA History

Environmental Exchanges 27, 2011

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  • Issue 27, 2011.


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This issue of Studies in WA History Journal covers environmental history in Western Australia before 1980.

  1. Introduction
  2. Articles
  3. Reviews


Environmental History in Western Australia before 1980
Geoffrey Bolton

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  • Islands as Arks: Nature Protection and the Preservation Ethic, 1898–1918
    Joseph Christensen
  • Wildflower Season: The Development of Native Flora Protection Legislation in Western Australia, 1911–1975
    Lise Summers
  • ‘Denizens of the Bush’ (1923–1937): James Pollard and Popular Nature Study
    Tony Hughes-d’Aeth
  • Longing or Belonging? Finding Home on the Eastern Goldfields, Western Australia, 1895–1907
    Jane Davis
  • A Thirsty City: An Environmental History of Water Supply and Demand in 1970s Perth, Western Australia
    Ruth Morgan
  • The Challenge of Creating a Scientifically-Robust Historical Description of Changing Finfish Populations in the Ningaloo Marine Park
    Brooke Fowles and Andrea Gaynor
  • A Missing History: Towards a River History of the Swan
    Sue Graham-Taylor
  • Remembering Mounts Bay: The Narrows Scheme and the Internationalisation of Perth Planning
    Jenny Gregory
  • The Radicalisation of Forest Protest in Western Australia
    Ron Chapman
  • Shaping Perth’s Suburban Landscapes: Post–1970s Suburban Planning and Development
    Sarah McQuade
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  • Simon Adams, The Unforgiving Rope: Murder and Hanging on Australia’s Western Frontier
    Dean Wilson
  • Geoffrey Bolton, Land of Vision and Mirage: Western Australia since 1826
    Beverley Kingston
  • John Dargavel, The Zealous Conservator: a Life of Charles Lane Poole
    Michael Bosworth
  • Raelene Frances, Selling Sex: A Hidden History of Prostitution
    Zoe Anderson
  • John Glover and Jenny Bevan, The Forgotten Explorers: Pioneer Geologists of Western Australia 1826–1926
    Kirsty Douglas
  • Jan Gothard, Greater Expectations: Living with Down Syndrome in the 21st Century
    David Wright
  • Jenny Gregory and Jan Gothard (eds), The Historical Encyclopedia of Western Australia
    Paul Arthur
  • Anna Haebich, Murdering Stepmothers: The Execution of Martha Rendell
    Catherine Cole
  • Penelope Hetherington, Paupers, Poor Relief and Poor Houses in Western Australia 1829-1910
    Celia Chesney
  • Lekkie Hopkins and Lynn Roarty, Among the Chosen: The Life Story of Pat Giles
    Janet L. Doust
  • John Host with Chris Owen, “It’s Still In My Heart, This Is My Country”: The Single Noongar Claim History
    Bob Reece
  • David Hough, Boans for Service: The Story of a Department Store 1895-1986
    D.T. Merrett
  • Jacqueline O’Brien and Pamela Statham, On We Go the Wittenoom Way: The Legacy of a Colonial Chaplain
    Greg Melleuish
  • Wes Olson, Gallipoli: The Western Australian Story
    Cathie Clement
  • Tiffany Shellam, Shaking Hands on the Fringe: Negotiating the Aboriginal World at King George’s Sound
    Henry Reynolds
  • Stefano Skurla, The Stefano Castaways, John Melville-Jones (ed.), Amedeo Sala (trans.)
    Joseph Christensen
  • Ken Spillman, Fifty and Counting: Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital’s First Half Century
    Yolande Collins
  • Joyce Westrip and Peggy Holroyde, Colonial Cousins: A Surprising History of Connections Between India and Australia
    Margaret Allen

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