Tooth and Nail: The Story of the Rabbit in Australia [Audiobook] download free by Brian Coman

Tooth and Nail: The Story of the Rabbit in Australia Audiobook download free by Brian Coman
  • Listen audiobook: Tooth and Nail: The Story of the Rabbit in Australia
  • Author: Brian Coman
  • Release date: 2013/7/5
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Natural History
  • ISBN: 9781921656385
  • Rating: 7.76 of 10
  • Votes: 327
  • Review by: Catalina Flannery
  • Review rating: 8.13 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/29
  • Duration: 3H22M15S in 256 kbps (54.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-04
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, FLAC, WMA, OGG, WAV, MPEG4 (compression 7-ZIP, ZIP, TBZ2, RAR, Z)
  • Total pages original book: 272
  • Includes a PDF summary of 21 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 15M7S (4.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: When the First Fleet arrived at Sydney Cove in 1788, its cargo included a small number of rabbits. A hundred years later rabbits had colonised vast areas of the continent, bringing irreversible change to the country's ecology. Tooth and Nail is a beautifully written and wonderfully entertaining history about human reactions to the rabbit. A survivor of drought, fire, flood, diseases, predators and poisons, this small and rather attractive creature has irrevocably transformed our environment and influenced social, political and cultural life in this country. Coman describes everything from nineteenth-century poisoning techniques to destroying rabbit warrens with explosives, from the many weird theories circulating as to how to destroy the rabbit to Louis Pasteur's attempts to infect Australian rabbits with chicken cholera. He tells the story of a Geelong grazier who was one of the first to bring rabbits to Australia. And the book charts the extraordinary postwar story of the battle against the rabbit, including the unprecedented impact of myxomatosis and rabbit haemorrhagic disease. Tooth and Nail is an indispensable history of how Europeans, through the introduction of a single species, changed Australia forever.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Zoology: Mammals, Pollution & Threats To The Environment, Rabbits & Rodents As Pets, Agriculture & Farming, Natural History Books, Social & Cultural History, Australasian & Pacific History, Pest Control, Conservation Of The Environment
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 16.86 USD
  • Dimensions: 128x198x17mm
  • Weight: 209g
  • Printed by: The Text Publishing Company
  • Published in: Melbourne, Australia

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