Coping with Change in a
Of all human endeavors, agriculture is perhaps the most direct conversation that we have with nature. A farm is a cultural artifact of the relationship between humans and the Earth. Australian farming fits a European cultural pattern of settler colonialism with which most of us are intimately familiar, but it is also unique. The source of that uniqueness is the land itself, which challenged the Australians and constrained their ambitions.
This study of a twentieth-century encounter between Australians and Americans is based on two modern socie