The Resource Australia, Anne Wallace Sharp

Australia, Anne Wallace Sharp

Label
Australia
Title
Australia
Statement of responsibility
Anne Wallace Sharp
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a good introduction to the importance of land; makes many derogatory and false statements, such as Australian Aboriginal people had a 'primitive lifestyle'; lists negatives such as 'they did not grow crops', 'built no towns or roads'; maintains inaccurately that Australian Aboriginal people 'had no written language'; alleges that Australian Aboriginal people migrated from Asia and Indonesia; considers erroneously that there is just one 'unique and rich Australian Aboriginal culture'; contains many inaccuracies such as bogong moths 'are found in only one place - Mount Bogong in New South Wales'; in photographs, gives no indication of language group or location
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sharp, Anne Wallace
Dewey number
305.89/915
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
  • GN665
  • GN665
LC item number
  • .S523 2003
  • .S523 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Indigenous peoples of the world
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Australia, Anne Wallace Sharp
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Use with discretion in classrooms
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 93-98) and index
Contents
Who are the indigenous people of Australia? -- The land and its resources -- The dreamtime -- Family and community life -- A clash of cultures -- A white Australia -- Aboriginal life in modern Australia -- Hope for the future
Control code
000023345032
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
112 p.
Isbn
9781590180914
Isbn Type
(hard : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002000457
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Australia, Anne Wallace Sharp
Publication
Note
Use with discretion in classrooms
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 93-98) and index
Contents
Who are the indigenous people of Australia? -- The land and its resources -- The dreamtime -- Family and community life -- A clash of cultures -- A white Australia -- Aboriginal life in modern Australia -- Hope for the future
Control code
000023345032
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
112 p.
Isbn
9781590180914
Isbn Type
(hard : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002000457
Other physical details
ill., maps

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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