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The Resource Landscapes, rock-art, and the dreaming : an archaeology of preunderstanding, Bruno David

Landscapes, rock-art, and the dreaming : an archaeology of preunderstanding, Bruno David

Label
Landscapes, rock-art, and the dreaming : an archaeology of preunderstanding
Title
Landscapes, rock-art, and the dreaming
Title remainder
an archaeology of preunderstanding
Statement of responsibility
Bruno David
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examination of the both the Indigenous and historical basis for the Aboriginal concept of the Dreaming as reflected in rock art and rock art studies; includes case studies form the Victoria River District, Central Australia and Arnhem Land; interpretation of rock art; approaches to interpreting the Dreaming - time and history in western and Aboriginal understandings of the past; art, social behaviour and religion in relation to landscape; argues that the Dreaming developed in the late Holocene as a framework of preunderstanding
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
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David, Bruno
Dewey number
305.89/915
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN666
LC item number
.B788 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
New approaches to anthropological archaeology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Dreamtime (Aboriginal Australian mythology)
  • Petroglyphs
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
Label
Landscapes, rock-art, and the dreaming : an archaeology of preunderstanding, Bruno David
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [214]-228) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- Pt. I. The present past -- pt. 2. The Dreaming -- pt. 3. Placing the Dreaming : the archaeology of a sacred mountain -- 4. Performing the Dreaming : ritual in the arid zone -- 5. Symbols of the Dreaming : rock-art as representation -- 6. The Present past? -- pt. II. Presenting the past -- pt. 7. Archaeological trends in Australian pre-history -- 8. Seeds of change -- 9. Regionalization --10. Conclusion
Control code
000022929274
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xii, 235 pages
Isbn
9780718502430
Lccn
2001038629
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Landscapes, rock-art, and the dreaming : an archaeology of preunderstanding, Bruno David
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [214]-228) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- Pt. I. The present past -- pt. 2. The Dreaming -- pt. 3. Placing the Dreaming : the archaeology of a sacred mountain -- 4. Performing the Dreaming : ritual in the arid zone -- 5. Symbols of the Dreaming : rock-art as representation -- 6. The Present past? -- pt. II. Presenting the past -- pt. 7. Archaeological trends in Australian pre-history -- 8. Seeds of change -- 9. Regionalization --10. Conclusion
Control code
000022929274
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xii, 235 pages
Isbn
9780718502430
Lccn
2001038629
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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