Living with Drought in Australia
Monash University Press 2017
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In Slow Catastrophes: Living with Drought in Australia (Monash University Publishing, 2017), Rebecca Jones, a senior research fellow at Monash University, explores the natural and cultural dimensions of drought in southeastern Australia. Utilizing diaries from the 1890s through the 1950s, Jones investigates the range of responses farmers and graziers have developed to drought.