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The Resource Archaeology of the dreamtime : the story of prehistoric Australia and its people, Josephine Flood

Archaeology of the dreamtime : the story of prehistoric Australia and its people, Josephine Flood

Label
Archaeology of the dreamtime : the story of prehistoric Australia and its people
Title
Archaeology of the dreamtime
Title remainder
the story of prehistoric Australia and its people
Statement of responsibility
Josephine Flood
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Prehistory of Australia, showing how Indigenous Australians adapted to and modified their environment and developed their art and culture; discusses human origins; first arrivals; archaeological findings from Lake Mungo; Australoids; origins of First Australians; occupation of Australia; early sites; land bridge and migration to Tasmania; Kangaroo Island and archaeological findings; Pleistocene rock art; extinction of megafauna; isolation of Tasmania; effects of climate change and rising seas; arrival of dingo; resource use and management; reasons Aboriginal people did not adopt agriculture; trade, religion and art; latest information on dating of Mungo Man; Jinmium rock-shelter (Northern Territory); homo erectus on Flores Island; Kimberley rock art and some Pleistocene sites; megafauna extinction; DNA from ancient Australians
Cataloging source
NUWS:W
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Flood, Josephine
Dewey number
994.01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prehistoric peoples
  • Fossil hominids
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Petroglyphs
  • Australia
Label
Archaeology of the dreamtime : the story of prehistoric Australia and its people, Josephine Flood
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
000026166841
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed. 2004, reprinted 2010
Extent
viii, 328 p.
Isbn
9781876622503
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
Label
Archaeology of the dreamtime : the story of prehistoric Australia and its people, Josephine Flood
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
000026166841
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed. 2004, reprinted 2010
Extent
viii, 328 p.
Isbn
9781876622503
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps

Library Locations

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