The Resource This is good country. We are good dreamers : dreams and dreaming in the Australian Western Desert, Sylvie Poirier

This is good country. We are good dreamers : dreams and dreaming in the Australian Western Desert, Sylvie Poirier

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This is good country. We are good dreamers : dreams and dreaming in the Australian Western Desert
Title
This is good country. We are good dreamers
Title remainder
dreams and dreaming in the Australian Western Desert
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Sylvie Poirier
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Language
eng
Summary
Anthropological approach to dreams and dreaming; argues that while much emphasis has been placed on Dreaming and Dreamtime as a cosmological order or Ancestral Law it has been neglected as a field of anthropological investigation; looks at the cultural system of dreams and dreaming in Australian Aboriginal societies with particular focus on the Western Desert societies; epistemological and ontological principles; semantic and pragmatic dimensions of dreams; local dream theories; modes of dream sharing; dream interpretation
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1953-
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Poirier, Sylvie
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Dreamtime (Aboriginal Australian mythology)
  • Dream interpretation
  • Dreams
  • Kukatja (Australian people)
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This is good country. We are good dreamers : dreams and dreaming in the Australian Western Desert, Sylvie Poirier
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Bibliography : p. 123-125
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p. [107]-125
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This is good country. We are good dreamers : dreams and dreaming in the Australian Western Desert, Sylvie Poirier
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. 123-125
Extent
p. [107]-125
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port

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