So Far and Yet so Close

Frontier Cattle Ranching in Western Prairie Canada and the Northern Territory of Australia


A comparative study of frontier cattle ranching in two societies on opposite ends of the globe. It is also an environmental history that at the same time centres on both the natural and frontier environments.


In addition to being an environmental history So Far and yet So Close is an engrossing social history.

- Ian MacLauchlan, Histoire social/Social History