Index
Abbott, G. J., 119, 124
Aborigines, 137–38; ‘‘black hunts’’
of, 128; dependence of white
settlers on knowledge of, 128–
29; displacement of, 111, 120, 128,
129; herding techniques of, 120.
See also Warrigal Creek Massacre
Abraham, 90–91
Agriculture, 33, 73, 107; and agrarian
imperialism, 209 n.5; and
‘‘agrarian view of empire,’’ 156;
capitalized, 54
Ahmed, Sara, 222 n.21, 227 n.11, 228
n.18; on contagion, 227 n.12
Alexander, Fred, 135, 221 n.16
Alexander, Stephanie, 118
Alpha 1 Anti-trypsin (aat), 48
Angier, Natalie, 213 n.20
Animal domestication. See Domes-
tication
Animal Estate, The (Ritvo), 7
Animal husbandry, 53, 170
Animals: human barbarity toward,
184–85; sociality of, 197–98, 229–
30 n.1
Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act
(1986), 160
Ashton, John, 86
Attwood, Bain, 138
Austin, Harry Braim, 139
Australia, 84, 98, 174, 198, 219 n.22;
bicentennial of, 225 n.39; coloni-
zation of, 113, 125; development
of the wool trade in, 123–26,
137; displacement of indigenous
peoples by sheep farmers in, 111,
120, 122, 128–29; effect of rising
dollar prices on sheep exports
in, 166, 226–27 n.8; ‘‘emotional
patriotism’’ of, 129, 130; and
exports of lamb to Papua New
Guinea, 162; exports of live sheep
from, 163–64, 225–26 n.1, 226
nn.2–3, 5–6; ‘‘Great Pastoral Age’’
of, 124, 128; importance of the
crossing of the Blue Mountains
to sheep production in, 120, 124,
135–36, 223 n.26; ivf (in vitro
fertilization) in, 149–50; national
identity of, 129, 137, 138, 192;
as a penal colony, 118–19; ‘‘real
life’’ of, 124, 126; separation of
blacks and whites in, 126, 221
n.10; sheep production in, 119–
20, 122–23, 136, 220 nn.2–3, 224
n.36, 226 n.4; significance of the
frontier to, 127–28; white settle-
ment of, 126–27; wool shipments
from, to Great Britain, 136, 220
n.5; xenophobia in, 167. See also
Aborigines; Squatting/squatters
Australian Legend, The (Ward), 130
Australian Meat Industry Council,
165
Away from the Flock, 80, 82
Bakewell, Robert, 82, 107, 192; and
development of New Leicesters
(Dishley Leicesters), 102–5, 214
n.2; experiments of, in sheep
breeding, 101–2, 219 n.19
Banks, Joseph, 75, 97, 141, 144, 155,
156, 217 n.3, 225 n.45; importance
of, to sheep breeding in Great
Britain, 218–19 n.16
Battaglia, Debbora, 204
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