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Aboriginal man and environment in Australia. Editors: D. J. Mulvaney and J. Golson
Bib ID 2687156
Format BookBook
Description Canberra, Australian National University Press, 1971 
xxi, 389 p. illus., maps. 26 cm. 
ISBN 0708104525

Papers originally presented at A.N.U. Seminars, October - December 1968; includes; 1) Sea level changes and land links - J.N. Jennings, 2) Evidence for late Quaternary climates - R.W. Galloway, 3) Vegetation, soils and climate in late Quaternary southeastern Australia - A.B. Costin, 4) River systems and climatic changes in southeastern Australia - Simon Pels, 5) Pleistocene salinities and climatic change; evidence from lakes and lunettes in southeastern Australia - J.M. Bowler, 6) The Australian arid zone as a prehistoric environment - J.A. Mabbutt, 7) Man, fauna and climate in Aboriginal Australia - J.H. Calaby, 8) Cave sediments as palaeoenvironmental indicators, and the sedimentary sequence in Koonalda Cave - R. Frank, 9) The archaeology of Koonalda Cave - R.V.S. Wright, 10) Coastal Aborigines of southeastern Australia - R.J. Lampert, 11) Prehistory in the Cape York Peninsula - R.V.S. Wright, 12) Man and environment in northwest Arnhem Land - Carmel White, 13) Prehistoric research in Timor - I.C. Glover, 14) New Guinea and Australian prehistory - J.P. White, 15) Australian Aboriginal food plants; some ecological and culture-historical implications - J. Golson, 16) Open sites and the ethnographic approach to the archaeology of hunter-gatherers, 17) Habitat and economy; a historical perspective - R. Lawrence, 18) Arid region Aborigines; the Pintubi - J.P.M. Long, 19) The demography of hunters and farmers in Tasmania - R. Jones, 20) Changes in the Aboriginal population of Victoria, 1863-1966 - Diane E. Barwick, 21) The racial affinities and origins of the Australian Aborigines - A.G. Thorne, 22) Genetic evidence and its implications for Aboriginal prehistory - R.L. Kirk, 23) Linguistic evidence and Aboriginal origins - D.T. Tryon, 24) Art and Aboriginal prehistory - R. Edwards, 25) Aboriginal social evolution; a retrospective view - D.J. Mulvaney.


"Papers ... presented originally at seminars at the Australian National University between October and December 1968."

Includes bibliographies.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians.  |  Human beings -- Effect of environment on.  |  Pintupi people (C10) (NT SF52-11)  |  Language - Linguistics.  |  Pintupi language (C10) (NT SF52-11)  |  Demography - Palaeodemography.  |  Art - Rock art - Engraving.  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Technology - Tools.  |  Food - Preparation - Cooking - Plants.  |  Human biology - Genetics.  |  Art - Rock engraving.  |  Human biology - Physical anthropology - Human evolution.  |  Environment - Climate and weather - Climate change.  |  Sites - Middens.  |  Plants.  |  Animals.  |  Gathering - Plants.  |  Victoria (Vic)  |  Papua New Guinea (PNG)  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  Koonalda Cave (Far West SA Nullarbor SH52-15)  |  Tasmania (Tas)  |  Laura / Quinkan area (Qld SE Cape York SD55-13)  |  River Murray (SW NSW, N Vic, SE SA SI54, SI55)  |  Kenniff Cave (Carnarvon Range SW Qld SG55-07)  |  Weipa / Napranum (Qld Gulf, NW Cape York SD54-03)  |  Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51, SE52)  |  Weipa / Napranum (Qld NW Cape York SD54-03)  |  Kow Swamp (N Vic SI55-13)  |  Cape York Peninsula (Qld SC54, SD54, SD55)  |  Goulburn Valley (N Vic SJ55-01)
Other authors/contributors Mulvaney, D. J. (Derek John), 1925-2016 ed  |  Golson, Jack, 1926- ed


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