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Kungna Tuko A History of Kanmantoo by A. R. Mills

Kungna Tuko A History of Kanmantoo by A. R. Mills

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Kungna Tuko

A History of Kanmantoo

by A. R. Mills

Published by Author, [Signed], 1981, ISBN 0959441611, black and white photographs, paperback

Fair Condition, Signed By Author inside front cover, edge and shelf wear, rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, complete with first dozen pages loose and separate from text block, page 6 has corner missing, light lead pencil scribble to some pages, creasing, tears, soiling to covers, tear to spine (see photographs)

“Time fashions our history from living memory and with considerable personal effort, events are recorded and items preserved to become part of our heritage.  A. R. Mills has meticulously gathered the living memories and confirmed, with documentation and research, the material so well presented in this book.  Appropriately, the author is a member of the pioneer Mills family of Kanmantoo, fortunately for South Australia, a family which has always been sensitive to the care and preservation of the records, artefacts and buildings of another time.  The South Eastern Freeway dropping below the shoulder of Mount Barker, provides the vantage point for a panorama of beautiful ridged and folding hills.  These hills surround “Kungna Tuko” and as they dip away towards the east, become rock-spiked and denuded of natural vegetation.  The reefs of rock and the exposed strata surfaces in the road cuttings five a lead to the interesting geological structure of the region… A. R. Mills gives us an enjoyable account and a factual record of life int eh pioneer villages in a unique area of the Mount Lofty Ranges…”

 


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