THE BIGGEST ESTATE ON EARTH.
- How Aborigines Made Australia. Allen & Unwin, Sydney. 2011.
Large 8vo, 434pp. Colour illustrations. A near fine hardback copy in like dustjacket.
Across Australia, early Europeans commented again and again that the land looked like a park, with extensive grassy patches and pathways, open woodlands, and abundant wildlife. Bill Gammage has discovered this was because Aboriginal people managed the land in a far more systematic and scientific fashion than most people have ever realized.
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