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Noxious weed display at the North Coast show, Nambour, 1960 (Heritage Library, Sunshine Coast Council).

The Culture of Weeds

A weed is usually defined as a plant out of place. Here we extend the idea of weediness to other biota and whole landscapes. We first consid...


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James Beattie

James Beattie

James BEATTIE is Director, Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, New Zealand, where he teaches imperial, environmental, garden, a...
Emily O'Gorman

Emily O’Gorman

Emily O’Gorman is a Lecturer in the Department of Geography and Planning at Macquarie University. She is a environmental and cultural hist...
Tom Griffiths

Tom Griffiths

William Keith Hancock Professor of History and Director, Centre for Environmental History, ANU Chair, Editorial Board, Australian Dictionar...