- Year: 2003
- Author: Davison, Graeme
- Journal Name: Tasmanian Historical Studies
- Journal Number: Vol.8, No.2
- Country: Australia
The relationship between city and country is one of the great themes of Australian history, yet it has recieved surprisingly little sustained attention by historians. Current academic debates about the cause and cure of the 'rural crisis' are also conducted within a foreshortened historical framework.