Struggle Country: The Rural Ideal in 20th Century Australia

Graeme Davison (Editor), Marc Brodie (Editor)

Research output: Book/ReportBookpeer-review


The contributions in this book provide:
- a broad historical perspective on ideas of ‘decline’ in Australian rural communities
- a thorough understanding of how country people have seen themselves and their future, and how this has affected development and policies in country areas
- a nuanced approach to ‘studies of the bush’, distinguishing between farmers and country town dwellers and their experiences and beliefs, and providing both historical and contemporary analysis.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationMelbourne
PublisherMonash University ePress
Number of pages237
ISBN (Electronic)9780975747520
Publication statusPublished - 2005


  • Australia
  • Rural
  • Country
  • Social Conditions
  • Politics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • History
  • Sociology and Political Science


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