Book review of "A wild history: life and death on the Victoria River frontier" by Darrell Lewis, Monash University Publishing, Clayton, VIC, Australia

McGregor, Russell (2012) Book review of "A wild history: life and death on the Victoria River frontier" by Darrell Lewis, Monash University Publishing, Clayton, VIC, Australia. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 58 (3). p. 453.

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Abstract

[Extract] Darrell Lewis characterises the Northern Territory's Victoria River District (VRD) as "an immense and complex tract of country, at times sweeping and majestic, at other times rugged and mysterious". Landscape features prominently in his history, not merely as an inert backdrop to events but as a factor that decisively shaped those events and was in turn shaped by them.

Item ID: 23659
Item Type: Article (Book Review)
Keywords: Northern Territory history; race relations; Northern Territory; environmental history; Victoria River District
ISSN: 1467-8497
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2012 06:38
FoR Codes: 21 HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY > 2103 Historical Studies > 210301 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History @ 40%
21 HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY > 2103 Historical Studies > 210303 Australian History (excl Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History) @ 60%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9505 Understanding Past Societies > 950503 Understanding Australias Past @ 100%
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