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The Resource People and achievements, Mary Dobbie, Karl Kruszelnicki ; illustrator Judith Calman

People and achievements, Mary Dobbie, Karl Kruszelnicki ; illustrator Judith Calman

Label
People and achievements
Title
People and achievements
Statement of responsibility
Mary Dobbie, Karl Kruszelnicki ; illustrator Judith Calman
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the findings of Doctor Fred Hollows that Aboriginal Australians have the sharpest vision ever recorded (worldwide); explains that the traditional diet of Australian Aboriginal people is very healthy compared to the modern manufactured diet of today that has caused a high incidence of diabetes and other health problems in Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians; also discusses traditional knowledge of plants and their uses; describes how the Yolgnu people of Arnhem Land use traditional medicines made from plants, animals and clay to treat illnesses
Member of
Cataloging source
ANB
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Dobbie, Mary
Dewey number
994
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
For primary school students
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kruszelnicki, Karl
  • Calman, Judy
Series statement
Great Australian facts & firsts
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Vision
  • Yolngu (Australian people)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
People and achievements, Mary Dobbie, Karl Kruszelnicki ; illustrator Judith Calman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000005428767
Dimensions
18 x 25 cm.
Extent
38 pages
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780729502887
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)27529362
Label
People and achievements, Mary Dobbie, Karl Kruszelnicki ; illustrator Judith Calman
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000005428767
Dimensions
18 x 25 cm.
Extent
38 pages
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780729502887
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)27529362

Library Locations

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