Shooters, Trappers & Poisoners

Shooters, Trappers & Poisoners explores the world of Australian doggers & rabbiters as they wage war on two of Australia’s most familiar feral animals, dingos, its mixed-breed descendants & the feral rabbit. Beginning in the 19th century, two paths emerge: one is the lucrative industry of selling pelts & carcasses while the other is the practical requirements for eliminating wild dogs and rabbits. More

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About Michael Bogle

Michael Bogle is an historian and former museum curator specialising in Australian design and popular culture. He has written on the evolution of the Sydney espresso bar, explored Australian design and architectural history, the culture of transported convicts and other regional topics. His books include Convicts. Transportation and Australia (2008); an anthology of essays, Designing Australia (2002); Design in Australia 1880–1970 (1998) and with Peta Landman, Modern Australian Furniture (1989). Michael grew up in a rural farming community and has encountered a wide variety of pests throughout his career. He lives in Sydney. You can email him about this book at:

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