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Author Hoogenraad, Robert, author

Title Aboriginal languages of Central Australia and the places where they are spoken / by Robert Hoogenraad and Brenda Thornley
Published Alice Springs, N.T. : Jukurrpa Books, 2003
Alice Springs, NT : Jukurrpa Books, 2003


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  499.1509942 Hoo/Alo  AVAILABLE
Description 30 pages : illustrations (some colour), maps (some colour) ; 15 cm
regular print
Series A Jukurrpa pocket book
Jukurrpa pocket book.
Summary This handy pocket-size book reveals the richness, strength and diversity of the Aboriginal languages of Central Australia. It contains a wealth of information indispensable to visitors to Central Australia as well as anyone working with Aboriginal people or with an interest in Aboriginal culture and language. It includes: four full-colour maps that show the main languages and dialects spoken in different parts of Central Australia and how they relate to each other; a list of Aboriginal communities and their locations; commonly used alternative community names; a guide to the pronunciation of each language name; and the number of speakers of each language and a guide to which languages are in daily use
Notes Alphabetical listing of place names (pages 12-30)
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Central Australia -- Languages -- Maps.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Central Australia -- Languages.
Names, Geographical -- Australia -- Central Australia.
Australian languages.
Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- Maps.
Population geography -- Australia.
Aboriginal Australians -- Languages.
Genre/Form Maps.
Author Thornley, Brenda, author
LC no. 2004380890
ISBN 1864650443
Other Titles Jukurrpa pocket book of Aboriginal languages of Central Australia and the places where they are spoken