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Voices of the first day : awakening in the Aboriginal dreamtime / by Robert Lawlor
Bib ID 22911
Format BookBook
Author
Lawlor, Robert
 
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Description Rochester, Vt. : Inner Traditions International, c1991 
xvi, 412 pages : illustrations (some colour), maps ; 26 cm. 
ISBN 0892813555 (paperback)
Summary

General account of pre-colonial Aboriginal culture; New Age perspectives.

Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: Preface
  • Introduction
  • Earth Dreaming
  • Part One - In The Beginning Was The Dreaming
  • Chapter 1. Images of Our Origins
  • Chapter 2. Time and Space in the Dreaming
  • Chapter 3. Dreaming and Creation
  • Chapter 4. Colonization and the Destruction of the Dreaming
  • Chapter 5. Revelation, Paradise, and Fall: The Myth of the Golden Age
  • Chapter 6. Earth Dying, Earth Reborn
 
Notes

Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-401) and index.

Source of Acquisition Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection 
Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Philosophy.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Religion.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.  |  Religion - After death beliefs.  |  Religion - Totemism.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Indigenous knowledge.  |  Religion - Dreaming.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems.  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Religion - Spirituality - New Age.  |  Australia.  |  Australia.

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