Disasters That Changed Australia by Richard Evans PDF

By Richard Evans

Australian background is filled with mess ups. a few are traditional yet many extra are man-made, result of person or collective stupidity, reckless judgements, or greed. In mess ups that modified Australia, Richard Evans nominates the worst mess ups in an engrossing, insightful account of what occurred and why. photo British basic, Douglas Haig via sheer vanity and resolution sending hundreds of thousands of Australian males into swampy, disease-ridden enemy territory for no strategic achieve. Or a feral legion of rabbits set free at the setting, turning bushy neighbors into an uncontrollable plague. together with Cyclone Tracy, Black Friday, the Snowy Mountains Scheme and the destruction of megafauna hundreds of thousands of years in the past, those are only a lot of debacles that experience outlined Australia. Richard Evans is going underneath the common tales and myths, and urges us to reconsider how we reply to mess ups to prevent making a similar errors again.

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