Project ID: 59
Title A history of the idea of mountains in Australia - MICHAEL MEADOWS
DESCRIPTION  This project explores the ways in which people in Australia have engaged with the landscape, particularly mountains, through representations in the early Australian press. This is first project of its type exploring the history of the idea of mountains in Australia and ways in which people have engaged with them through the medium of the colonial press.
TYPE Press
INSTITUTION  Griffith University
KEYWORDS mountains, landscape, climbing, Indigenous people, exploration, the colonial press
Researcher Role Institution Department
Michael Meadows Chief Investigator Griffith University Centre for Public Culture and Ideas