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Published by Southern Tier Editions, Harrington Park Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Conscious automata -- Fiction,
  • Virus diseases -- Fiction,
  • Revolutions -- Fiction,
  • Matriarchy -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementFelice Picano.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3566.I25 D79 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 525 p. :
Number of Pages525
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3292179M
ISBN 101560235209
LC Control Number2004009800
OCLC/WorldCa55055238

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Drylands is a small, dying, drought-stricken town in outback Queensland, that lives up to its name, in relation to both its climate and its culture. Janet Deakin, who runs the local newsagency, still considered a new-comer after 5 years, sits in the room above the shop, in the evenings, trying to write Thea Astley is a prolific Australia writer /5. The End of Desertification?: Disputing Environmental Change in the Drylands (Springer Earth System Sciences) - Kindle edition by Behnke, Roy H., Mortimore, Michael. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The End of Desertification?:Manufacturer: Springer. Get this from a library! Dryland's end. [Felice Picano] -- "Set five thousand years in the future, Dryland's end takes place in a fabulous techno-empire ruled by intelligent, powerful women. While the Matriarchy has ruled for over two thousand years, and.   Roy H. Behnke and Michael Mortimore (editors) The End of Desertification. Disputing Environmental Change in the Drylands. Springer-Verlag, Berlin (). pp. ISBN Author: Ian Scoones.

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Drylands () (subtitled "A Book for the World's Last Reader") is a Miles Franklin Award-winning novel by Australian author Thea Astley. This novel shared the award with Benang by Kim Scott. Awards. Miles Franklin Literary Award, joint winner; Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Author: Thea Astley. The End of Desertification. Disputing Environmental Change in the Drylands. Springer-Verlag, Berlin (). pp. ISBN £ (hardback) Keywords: Desertification, Land degradation, Non-equilibrium ecology Tales of desertification across the world’sdrylandsarea recurrent theme in policy discourse. This book takes issueAuthor: Ian Scoones. The End of Desertification? Disputing environmental change in the drylands is a landmark book about the concept of desertification, featuring contributions from a global team of experts on dryland issues. The second chapter, entitled 'Desertification in the Sahel: local practice meets global narrative', is written by Toulmin and Karen Brock. Disputing environmental change in the drylands. Michael Mortimore. Report/paper. The question in the title of this book draws attention to the shortcomings of a concept that has become a political tool of global importance even as the scientific basis for its use grows weaker. where a series of severe droughts at the end of the 20th.