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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

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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; includes human origins, adaptation to, and modification of, environment; migration, megafauna extinction, subsistence, material culture, art, trade; arrival of dingo; religion; migration to Tasmania; isolation of Tasmania; this revised edition has been updated with information on the latest archaeological discoveries including new dates for Mungo Man, Jinmium and rock art in the Kimberley
Cataloging source
ANL
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Flood, Josephine
Dewey number
994.01
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prehistoric peoples
  • Fossil hominids
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Australia
Label
Archaeology of the dreamtime : the story of prehistoric Australia and its people, Josephine Flood
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Previous ed. : Pymble, N.S.W. : Angus & Robertson, 1995
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [316]-318
Contents
Documents of stone and bone -- The first boat people -- Life and death at Lake Mungo -- Australoids -- The origin of the first Australians -- Early sites in tropical and arid Australia -- Early sites in temperate Australia -- An ice age walk to Tasmania -- Karta: island of the dead -- Pleistocene rock art -- Extinction of the megafauna -- Tasmania: 10,000 years of isolation -- Rising seas and change -- Arrival of the dingo -- Harvesters, engineers and fire-stick farmers -- The question of agriculture -- The last 1,000 years: trade, religion and art
Control code
000020766880
Dimensions
24cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
328 p.
Isbn
9780207197543
Other physical details
ill., facsim., maps
Label
Archaeology of the dreamtime : the story of prehistoric Australia and its people, Josephine Flood
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Previous ed. : Pymble, N.S.W. : Angus & Robertson, 1995
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [316]-318
Contents
Documents of stone and bone -- The first boat people -- Life and death at Lake Mungo -- Australoids -- The origin of the first Australians -- Early sites in tropical and arid Australia -- Early sites in temperate Australia -- An ice age walk to Tasmania -- Karta: island of the dead -- Pleistocene rock art -- Extinction of the megafauna -- Tasmania: 10,000 years of isolation -- Rising seas and change -- Arrival of the dingo -- Harvesters, engineers and fire-stick farmers -- The question of agriculture -- The last 1,000 years: trade, religion and art
Control code
000020766880
Dimensions
24cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
328 p.
Isbn
9780207197543
Other physical details
ill., facsim., maps

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