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An All Consuming Passion free pdf Set against the magnificent backdrop of Australia's geological, human, and natural history, "An All Consuming Passion" is the story of amateur botanist Georgiana Molloy. In 1829 she married a retired Army captain and emigrated from Scotland to the remote southwestern corner of Australia. William Lines weaves the story of Molloy's life and increasing commitment to botany with the broader story of colonial invasion. He uses Molloy's experienceknown mostly through her prolific lettersto highlight issues such as gender inequality in colonial society, the British misunderstanding and abuse of Aboriginal culture, and the impact of Aborigines and colonists on the landscape of Australia."

About William J. Lines

William J. Lines, a Visiting Fellow at the University of Canberra, is the author of the Australian best-seller "Taming the Great South Land" (California, 1992).

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Author : William J. Lines
Publisher : University of California Press
Data Published : 20 June 1996
ISBN : 0520204220
EAN : 9780520204225
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 398 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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