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The social archaeology of Australian Indigenous societies, edited by Bruno David, Bryce Barker and Ian J. McNiven

Label
The social archaeology of Australian Indigenous societies
Title
The social archaeology of Australian Indigenous societies
Statement of responsibility
edited by Bruno David, Bryce Barker and Ian J. McNiven
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Compilation of papers examining the social context and meaning of archaeology in Australia; topics include - problems of textual evidence, perceptions of the past, external influence and internal change, intensification debate, anthropological and archaeological associations; Aboriginal constructions of water and land (Princess Charlotte Bay), social meaning of landscapes (use of cylcons) and the cycad palms among the Yanyuwa, conception of place, social complexity (Roonka, Western Desert, south-western Victoria, Torres Strait
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1962-
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David, Bruno
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • David, Bruno
  • Barker, Bryce
  • McNiven, Ian
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  • Lourandos, Harry
  • Hunting and gathering societies
  • Social archaeology
Label
The social archaeology of Australian Indigenous societies, edited by Bruno David, Bryce Barker and Ian J. McNiven
Link
http://www.aiatsis.ashop.com.au/
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p.322-367
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The emergence of social archaeology in Australia : the social archaeology of Indigenous Australia / Ian J. McNiven, Bruno David and Bryce Barker -- An interview with Harry Lourandos / Harry Lourandos, Bruno David, Bryce Barker and Ian J. McNiven -- Harry Lourandos life and work: an Australian archaeological odyssey / Sandra Bowdler -- Tyranny of text: Unpacking Australian prehistory / Bruno David and Tim Denham -- Hierarchies of knowledge and the tyranny of text: archaeology, ethnohistory, and oral traditions in Australian archaelogical interpretation / Bryce Barker -- Colonial diffusionism and the archaeology of external influences on Aboriginal culture / Ian J. McNiven -- Harry Lourandos, the "great intensification debate" and the representation of Indigenous pasts / Deborah Brian -- Anthropological approaches: Footprints of the ancestors: the convergence of anthropological and archaeological perspectives in contemporary Aboriginal heritage studies / Luke Godwin and James F. Weiner -- Earth, wind, fire, water: the social and spiritual construction of water in Aboriginal societies / Marcia Langton -- The social, economic and historical construction of cycad palms among the Yanyuwa / John J. Bradley -- Landscapes with shadows of once living people: the Kundawira challenge / Amanda Kearney and John J. Bradley -- Towards an experiential archaeology of place: from location to situation through the body / Franca Tamisari and James Wallace -- Late Holocene change: Hunter-gatherer social complexity at Roonka, South Australia / F. Donald Pate -- Social dynamism in the archaeology of the Western Desert / Peter Veth -- Environmental change and variability in south-western Victoria: changing constraints and opportunities for occupation and land use / John Tibby et al -- Landscapes in western Torres Strait history / Cassandra Rowe -- North of the Cape and south of the Fly: discovering the archaeology of social complexity in Torres Strait / Melissa Carter -- Extending the boundaries: Destablising how we view the past: Harry Lourandos and the archaeology of Bodmin Moor, south-west England / Barbara Bender
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 382 pages
Isbn
9780855754990
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
The social archaeology of Australian Indigenous societies, edited by Bruno David, Bryce Barker and Ian J. McNiven
Link
http://www.aiatsis.ashop.com.au/
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p.322-367
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The emergence of social archaeology in Australia : the social archaeology of Indigenous Australia / Ian J. McNiven, Bruno David and Bryce Barker -- An interview with Harry Lourandos / Harry Lourandos, Bruno David, Bryce Barker and Ian J. McNiven -- Harry Lourandos life and work: an Australian archaeological odyssey / Sandra Bowdler -- Tyranny of text: Unpacking Australian prehistory / Bruno David and Tim Denham -- Hierarchies of knowledge and the tyranny of text: archaeology, ethnohistory, and oral traditions in Australian archaelogical interpretation / Bryce Barker -- Colonial diffusionism and the archaeology of external influences on Aboriginal culture / Ian J. McNiven -- Harry Lourandos, the "great intensification debate" and the representation of Indigenous pasts / Deborah Brian -- Anthropological approaches: Footprints of the ancestors: the convergence of anthropological and archaeological perspectives in contemporary Aboriginal heritage studies / Luke Godwin and James F. Weiner -- Earth, wind, fire, water: the social and spiritual construction of water in Aboriginal societies / Marcia Langton -- The social, economic and historical construction of cycad palms among the Yanyuwa / John J. Bradley -- Landscapes with shadows of once living people: the Kundawira challenge / Amanda Kearney and John J. Bradley -- Towards an experiential archaeology of place: from location to situation through the body / Franca Tamisari and James Wallace -- Late Holocene change: Hunter-gatherer social complexity at Roonka, South Australia / F. Donald Pate -- Social dynamism in the archaeology of the Western Desert / Peter Veth -- Environmental change and variability in south-western Victoria: changing constraints and opportunities for occupation and land use / John Tibby et al -- Landscapes in western Torres Strait history / Cassandra Rowe -- North of the Cape and south of the Fly: discovering the archaeology of social complexity in Torres Strait / Melissa Carter -- Extending the boundaries: Destablising how we view the past: Harry Lourandos and the archaeology of Bodmin Moor, south-west England / Barbara Bender
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 382 pages
Isbn
9780855754990
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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