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Rugged Beyond Imagination

Stories from an Australian mountain region

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Rugged Beyond Imagination by Matthew Higgins
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Grand, wild and windswept, the Australian Alps have played a big part in forging the identity of our nation. Rugged Beyond Imagination examines the lesser-known northern Alps, defined by the Namadgi-Tidbinbilla region of the Australian Capital Territory, and pursues its historical links with Kosciuszko National Park. Drawing on a rich oral history, this book captures the experiences of stockmen and skiers, scientists and surveyors, dam builders and brumby runners to paint a vivid picture of how people were shaped by the mountain environment and how they endeavoured to shape it. Rare and iconic images help to convey the beauty and history of a very special part of Australia.

Author Biography

Matthew Higgins has worked as a senior curator at the National Museum of Australia since 2004 and has worked professionally as a historian for the past 25 years.
Release date Australia
June 1st, 2009
Collection
Country of Publication
Australia
Illustrations
col. Illustrations
Imprint
National Museum of Australia
Pages
244
Dimensions
200x200x15
ISBN-13
9781876944742
Product ID
4270040

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