Positive review for environmental history book

Published on 12 October 2010 by in News


Droughts Floods and Cyclones An environmental history book by SEARCH Project historian Don Garden has received a great review in the latest issue of New Zealand Geographer.

Tom Brooking from the University of Otago’s Department of History provides a positive assessment of Droughts, Floods and Cyclones: El Niños that shaped our colonial past, praising the author’s “impeccable scholarship and industrious research across hemispheres.”

Don’s book is available from leading book stores and online via Australian Scholarly Publishing.

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Don Garden releases climate history book

Published on 11 February 2010 by in News


The SEARCH project team is excited to announce that our project’s Environmental Historian, Assoc. Prof. Don Garden has just released his book Droughts, Floods and Cyclones; El Ninos that shaped our colonial past.

The book is a comprehensive study of El Nino events in colonial Australia, examining how colonists came to understand their climate and its extremes, and develop precautionary measures.

Assoc. Prof. Garden is President of the Federation of Australian Historical Societies.

Droughts, Floods and Cyclones is available from leading book stores and from Australian Scholarly Publishing.

Details of the book launch will be available soon.

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