Turning the tide of history

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  • Published 20041203
  • ISBN: 9780733313509
  • Extent: 236 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm)

Our relationship to the ground is, culturally speaking, paradoxical: for we appreciate it only in so far as it bows down to our will. Let the ground rise up to resist us, let it prove porous, spongy, rough, irregular – let it assert its native title, its right to maintain traditional surfaces – and instantly our engineering instinct is to wipe it out; to lay our foundations on rationally – apprehensible level ground.

– Paul Carter, The Lie of the Land[i]

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Ann Genovese

Dr Ann Genovese joined the Melbourne Law School in 2006. Ann completed her Arts and Law degrees at the University of Adelaide, and her...

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