The Resource Anthropology through a biological lens, Athol Chase

Anthropology through a biological lens, Athol Chase

Label
Anthropology through a biological lens
Title
Anthropology through a biological lens
Statement of responsibility
Athol Chase
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses Donald Thomson's biological interests; effects of interests on his views and his works relating to Cape York Aboriginal people; Thomson's academic background; photography in Cape York which presented Aboriginal people in wilderness settings, reconstructed if necessary; use of on-the-spot photographs when seeking justice for Aboriginal people; briefly reviews Thomson's study of material culture; reviews Thomson Cape York Peninsula writings; argues Thomson was medley of zoologist, anthropologist and journalist, as described by Elkin, but unlike Elkin argues this a positive; as a journalist brought issues relating to Aboriginal people to public attention; as biologist brought new insights into anthropology; saw Aboriginal people as individuals not just a study group
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Biography type
individual biography
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Chase, Athol Kennedy
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Museum of Victoria
  • Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia
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Thomson, Donald F.

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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