Survival: how the landscape impacts on people

Pocock, Celmara (2010) Survival: how the landscape impacts on people. Queensland Historical Atlas, Dec 2010. pp. 1-5.

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Queensland's historical landscape encapsulates the tension between threat and survival. Climate and geography – humid jungles, desert plains, and a hazardous coastline; extreme weather – storms, cyclones, floods, and droughts; and conflicted politics – Aboriginal massacres, intolerance and insularity, have shaped the people of Queensland.

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Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Arts - Department of Humanities and International Studies
Date Deposited: 31 May 2013 02:37
Last Modified: 27 Jan 2016 05:39
Uncontrolled Keywords: accidents; climate; cyclones; disaster; disease; floods; homeless; storms; unemployed; weather; Queensland; danger; survival
Fields of Research : 16 Studies in Human Society > 1601 Anthropology > 160104 Social and Cultural Anthropology
04 Earth Sciences > 0406 Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience > 040604 Natural Hazards
21 History and Archaeology > 2103 Historical Studies > 210303 Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970121 Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology

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