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The reef : a passionate history, Iain McCalman

Label
The reef : a passionate history
Title
The reef
Title remainder
a passionate history
Statement of responsibility
Iain McCalman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Stretching 1,400 miles along the Australian coast and visible from space, the Great Barrier Reef is home to three thousand individual reefs, more than nine hundred islands, and thousands of marine species, and has alternately been viewed as a deadly maze, an economic bounty, a scientific frontier, and a precarious World Heritage site. Now historian and explorer Iain McCalman takes us on a new adventure into the reef to reveal how our shifting perceptions of the natural world have shaped this extraordinary seascape. Showcasing the lives of twenty individuals spanning more than two centuries, The reef highlights our profound desire to conquer, understand, embrace, and ultimately save the world's most complex ocean ecosystem
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10277547
Cataloging source
LANGC
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McCalman, Iain
Dewey number
994.3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
DU280.G68
LC item number
M44 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)
  • Queensland
  • Natural history
  • Coral reef ecology
  • Coral reef ecology
  • Natural history
  • Queensland
  • Queensland
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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
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "The Great Barrier Reef from Captain Cook to climate change"--Cover
  • A Country of the Mind
  • A Country of the Heart
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part I. Terror. Labyrinth: Captain Cook's Entrapment -- Barrier: Matthew Flinders's Dilemma -- Cage: Eliza Fraser's Hack Writer -- Bastion: Joseph Jukes's Epiphanies
  • Part II. Nurture. Hearth: Barbara Thompson, the Ghost Maiden -- Heartlands: The Lost Lives of Karkynjib and Anco -- Refuge: William Kent Escapes His Past -- Paradise: Ted Banfield's Island Retreat
  • Part III. Wonder. Obsession: The Quest to Prove the Origins of the Reef -- Symbiosis: Cambridge Dons on a Coral Cay -- War: A Poet, a Forester, and an Artist Join Forces -- Extinction: Charlie Veron, Darwin of the Coral
Control code
ocn896605101
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
366 pages
Isbn
9780374711702
Lccn
2013040660
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)896605101
Label
The reef : a passionate history, Iain McCalman
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "The Great Barrier Reef from Captain Cook to climate change"--Cover
  • A Country of the Mind
  • A Country of the Heart
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part I. Terror. Labyrinth: Captain Cook's Entrapment -- Barrier: Matthew Flinders's Dilemma -- Cage: Eliza Fraser's Hack Writer -- Bastion: Joseph Jukes's Epiphanies
  • Part II. Nurture. Hearth: Barbara Thompson, the Ghost Maiden -- Heartlands: The Lost Lives of Karkynjib and Anco -- Refuge: William Kent Escapes His Past -- Paradise: Ted Banfield's Island Retreat
  • Part III. Wonder. Obsession: The Quest to Prove the Origins of the Reef -- Symbiosis: Cambridge Dons on a Coral Cay -- War: A Poet, a Forester, and an Artist Join Forces -- Extinction: Charlie Veron, Darwin of the Coral
Control code
ocn896605101
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
366 pages
Isbn
9780374711702
Lccn
2013040660
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)896605101

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