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The Flight of the Emu: A Hundred Years of Australian Ornithology 1901-2001

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By: Libby Robin

492 pages, Col photos, bw photos, col illus, bw illus, tabs

Melbourne University Press

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #126512 | ISBN: 0522849873
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About this book

The Emu is the journal of the former Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union, now known as Birds Australia. Robin describes the achievements and the increasing importance of ornithology in Australia - both amateur and professional - over the past hundred years.

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Dr Libby Robin, author of Defending the Little Desert (MUP 1998) is an environmental historian with diverse interests. She has worked as a Curator in Environmental History at the National Museum of Australia, as well as holding teaching and research positions at the Australian National University.

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