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The reef : a passionate history, Iain McCalman

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The reef : a passionate history
Title
The reef
Title remainder
a passionate history
Statement of responsibility
Iain McCalman
Title variation
Reef
Title variation remainder
a passionate history; the Great Barrier Reef in twelve extraordinary tales
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Iain McCalman's brilliant new book is a passionate history of the Great Barrier Reef told in twelve extraordinary tales. Equal parts gifted storyteller and acclaimed historian, McCalman brings to life the people who've shaped our knowledge of and attitudes to this World Heritage-listed site
Summary
"Traces the dramatic history of the Great Barrier Reef and the lives of 20 people it has impacted throughout the past two centuries, recounting their stories while examining the reef's evolving roles as a feared mystery, a scientific challenge and a fragile natural wonder."--Provided by publisher
Writing style
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10277547
Cataloging source
DLC
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McCalman, Iain
Dewey number
994.3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • photographs
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)
Target audience
adult
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a passionate history : the Great Barrier Reef from Captain Cook to climate change
Label
The reef : a passionate history, Iain McCalman
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"The Great Barrier Reef in twelve extraordinary tales." - dustjacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 367-377) and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000051704725
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
398 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9780670075775
Isbn Type
(hardback) :
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), portraits, maps, photographs
Label
The reef : a passionate history, Iain McCalman
Publication
Copyright
Note
"The Great Barrier Reef in twelve extraordinary tales." - dustjacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 367-377) and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000051704725
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
398 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9780670075775
Isbn Type
(hardback) :
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), portraits, maps, photographs

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