The Resource Desert camps : a case study of stone artefacts and Aboriginal behaviour in the Western Desert

Desert camps : a case study of stone artefacts and Aboriginal behaviour in the Western Desert

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Desert camps : a case study of stone artefacts and Aboriginal behaviour in the Western Desert
Title
Desert camps : a case study of stone artefacts and Aboriginal behaviour in the Western Desert
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Subject
Summary
Attempts to ascertain what aspects of huntergatherer behaviour can be interpreted from a study of stone tools; examines proportional variation of artefacts in relation to predictive statements (assemblage modelling); fieldwork amongst Gugadja/Pintubi speakers from Balgo; contact history; ecology; edible plant collection and processing; animal foods; dietary significance; non-subsistence plant use; demography; social organisation; seasonal pattern, subsistence and campsite occupation; functional assessment of stone and wood artefacts; site survey and methods; multivariate statistical analysis of proportional distribution of artefact categories and the correlation of these with the ethnographic model; anomalous distributions; biographies of the informants
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Cane, Scott
Date time place
1984
Series statement
AIAS Rep. 84/74:Ph.D. Thesis - Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
Label
Desert camps : a case study of stone artefacts and Aboriginal behaviour in the Western Desert
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Publication
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bibl.; diags.; illus.; maps; photos.; tbls.; Typescript (processed)
Control code
M0035468
Extent
[xii, 317] l.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying & quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0059460
Label
Desert camps : a case study of stone artefacts and Aboriginal behaviour in the Western Desert
Publication
Note
bibl.; diags.; illus.; maps; photos.; tbls.; Typescript (processed)
Control code
M0035468
Extent
[xii, 317] l.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying & quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0059460

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