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  • Cosmopolitan Conservationists

Cosmopolitan Conservationists



Product Description

Greening Modern Sydney
Peggy James
This book describes the often unusual yet influential, driven personalities in the conservation movement who crossed paths in their work for the common goal of preserving the beauty of the Sydney region.

Biographies of:

Marie Byles,

David Stead,

Walter Burley Griffin,

Thistle Harris,

Charles Bean,

Norman Weekes,

Myles Dunphy

and Annie Wyatt,

often reveal the impact of their commitment to conservation issues on their lives.

The network of numerous associations, leagues, societies, foundations and clubs working cooperatively to preserve natural landscapes, buildings, playgrounds, fauna and flora are linked by this group of key conservationists.
This engaging book is well illustrated and researched and reveals a lot of interesting links between the key figures. 


291 pages

Colour Illustrations throughout

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