(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1997)

Document title

The land we have we must hold : soil erosion and soil conservation in late nineteenth- and twentieth-century New Zealand

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

ROCHE M.M. (1) ;
(1) Dep. of Geography, Massey Univ., Palmerston North, NOUVELLE-ZELANDE


The paper offers a contrasting viewpoint by discussing developments in soil conservation in terms of some of the elemental functions of states. This perspective reveals how soil conservation emerged out of a war against nature linked to colonial land settlement, how in the 20th century it performed both a social welfare and economic management function, and how soil conservation was interpreted in terms of national identity


Article of periodic

published at : Journal of historical geography / ISSN 0305-7488 / CODEN JHGEDP

Editor : Academic Press, London ; Academic Press, San Francisco, CA ; Academic Press, New York, NY - ROYAUME-UNI (1975)

Millesime : 1997, vol. 23, no4 [pp. 447-458]

Collation : Illustration ;



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