Fire and hearth : a study of Aboriginal usage and European usurpation in south-western Australia / Sylvia J. Hallam
- Bib ID:
- Hallam, Sylvia J
- 1st ed.
- Canberra : Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, 1975
- xi, 158 p., 1 fold. plate : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
- Prehistory and material culture series ; no. 8.
- AIAS new series ; no. 13
- Australian aboriginal studies ; no.58
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.
- Includes index.
- Bibliography: p. -142.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Copy 4 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
- Ecology -- Australia
- Fire ecology -- Australia
- Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions
- Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Australia
- Aboriginal Australians. Ecology. Effects of fire
- Stories and motifs - Fire
- Settlement and contacts - Explorers
- Habitation - Camps - Hearths, ovens, fireplaces etc
- Environment - Land management - Fire
- Australia -- Discovery and exploration
- South West Western Australia (SW WA SH50, SI50)
- New South Wales (NSW)
- Other authors/contributors:
- Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
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