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People of the Stone Age : hunter-gatherers and early farmers / general editor Goran Burenhult ; foreword by J. Peter White
Bib ID 1898668
Format BookBook
Description St Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, c1993 
240 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 32 cm. 
ISBN 0702226777
Series

Illustrated history of humankind.

Summary

Chapter entitled "Australia: the different continent" (pp. 207- 227) includes: An Aboriginal history by J. Peter White ; Archaeology in the Selwyn Ranges by Iain Davidson ; Art of the escarpments: image making in western Arnhem Land by Paul Tacon ; Saltwater people of the southwest Kimberley coast by Sue O'Connor.

Notes

Includes index.

Subjects Stone age.  |  Agriculture, Prehistoric.  |  Sites - Middens.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing.  |  Environment - Land management - Fire.  |  Art - Art motifs - Cross-hatching.  |  Art - Rock art.  |  Fishing - Fish traps.  |  Technology - Shell - Fish hooks.  |  Transport - Water - Canoes.  |  Art - Art motifs - X-Ray.  |  Technology - Stone.  |  Housing - Shelters.  |  Selwyn Range (Qld Far West SF54-06)  |  Widgingarri (WA West Kimberley SD51-15)  |  Koolan Island (Buccaneer, WA West Kimberley SD51-15)  |  High Cliffy Island (Buccaneer, WA West Kimberley SD51-15)  |  West Arnhem Land (NT SD53, SC53)
Other authors/contributors Burenhult, Goran

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