(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1997)

Document title

Limits reaffirmed : new wheat frontiers in Australia, 1916-1939

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

WOOD D. (1) ;
(1) Dep. of Geography, Atkinson College, York Univ., Downsview, CANADA


South Australia and New South Wales legislated the resumption of certain pastoral areas for re-allocation as primarily wheat-based farmlands that would provide the heavier rural population sought by politicians. The need to reward soldiers for service in the First World War became a major stimulus to expansion. The authorities blamed the settlers when the new wheat frontier proved to be expensive. Even the soldier settlers ultimately achieved a success rate comparable to that of the civilian closer settlers


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. 459-477]

Collation : Illustration ;



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