Upside Down World: Early European Impressions of Australia's Curious Animals

Upside Down World Early European Impressions of Australia s Curious Animals In the late th and early th century Eurocentric perceptions of natural history led to the new found flora and fauna of Australia being viewed as inferior Olsen describes how this miscellany of the

  • Title: Upside Down World: Early European Impressions of Australia's Curious Animals
  • Author: Penny Olsen
  • ISBN: 9780642277060
  • Page: 375
  • Format: Paperback
  • In the late 18th and early 19th century Eurocentric perceptions of natural history led to the new found flora and fauna of Australia being viewed as inferior Olsen describes how this miscellany of the curious fuelled the rage for Australian natural history amongst the upper classes of Europe.

    One thought on “Upside Down World: Early European Impressions of Australia's Curious Animals”

    1. Excellent high quality book that has amazing illustrations and interpretations of Australias nature centuries ago if you love australian topics, get this book!

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