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Author Berndt, Catherine H. (Catherine Helen), 1918-1994, author

Title The Aboriginal Australians : the first pioneers / Catherine H. Berndt, Ronald M. Berndt
Edition Second edition
Published Carlton, Vic. : Pitman, 1983
Carlton, Victoria : Pitman Publishing Pty Ltd, 1983


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
Description xii, 151 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents Discovering Australia -- The first pioneers -- Patterns in a landscape -- Social mapping -- Forward planning -- The future through the past -- Women and men -- A feeling for rhythm -- Art has meaning -- The bitter years -- Rediscovering Australia? -- Aborigines in a multi-cultural Australia
Summary Traditional lifestyle; social framework and kinship; sex roles; relationship with land; childhood; marriage; religion; art; contact and conflict; identity; contemporary issues
Analysis Aboriginal Australians - Social conditions
Australia - History
Australian Aborigines - Social conditions
Australian Aborigines. Social conditions
Notes Maps on lining papers
Previous edition published as: Pioneers and settlers : the Aborinal Australians, in 1978
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 140-146) and index
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Kinship.
Aboriginal Australians -- Religion.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland -- Logan -- Sacred sites
Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.
Aboriginal Australians.
Author Berndt, Ronald M. (Ronald Murray), 1916-1990, author
LC no. 83166321
ISBN 0858969165 (paperback)
Other Titles Pioneers & settlers : the Aboriginal Australians
Pioneers and settlers