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Fire and hearth : a study of Aboriginal usage and European usurpation in south-western Australia / Sylvia J. Hallam
Bib ID 677678
Format BookBook
Author
Hallam, Sylvia J
 
Edition 1st ed. 
Description Canberra : Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, 1975 
xi, 158 p., 1 fold. plate : ill., maps ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 0855750367
Series

Prehistory and material culture series ; no. 8.

AIAS new series ; no. 13

Australian aboriginal studies ; no.58

Summary

Use of fire by man in world as a whole; use of fire by traditional Aboriginal cultures; specific historical descriptions of use of fire among Aborigines in south west Western Australia using accounts of early explorers and settlers patterns of exploitation, hunting and gathering; fire in Aborigines myth and ritual; importance of fire in prehistory of Australia.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. [127]-142.

Source of Acquisition Copy 4 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection 
Subjects Ecology -- Australia.  |  Fire.  |  Fire ecology -- Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.  |  Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Australia.  |  Australian Aborigines. Ecology. Effects of fire.  |  Hunting.  |  Stories and motifs - Fire.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers.  |  Gathering.  |  Ceremonies.  |  Habitation - Camps - Hearths, ovens, fireplaces etc.  |  Colonisation.  |  Environment - Land management - Fire.  |  Australia -- Discovery and exploration.  |  South West Western Australia (SW WA SH50, SI50)  |  New South Wales (NSW)  |  Ceremonies  |  Colonisation  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers  |  Stories and motifs - Fire  |  Environment - Land management - Fire  |  Gathering  |  Habitation - Camps - Hearths, ovens, fireplaces etc  |  Hunting  |  South West Western Australia (SW WA SH50, SI50)  |  New South Wales (NSW)
Other authors/contributors Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
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