A Historical Biography

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This book examines the koala's long seclusion from discovery (1803), its slow penetration of the European classificatory system, its distinctive history, and its emergence through observation, artistic and scientific depiction. It also covers koala destruction through settlement and hunting in the 19th century through to its roles in the 20th century.
Publisher: Melbourne : CSIRO Pub., 2008.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 246 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Additional Contributors: Organ, Michael


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