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Author Griffiths, Tom, 1957-

Title Hunters and collectors : the antiquarian imagination in Australia / Tom Griffiths
Published Cambridge ; Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 1996
New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996
©1996

Copies

Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  994.01 Gri/Hac  AVAILABLE
 MELB  994.01 Gri/Hac  DUE 19-11-19
 MELB  994.01 Gri/Hac  DUE 27-10-19
 W'BOOL  994.01 Gri/Hac  DUE 11-11-19
Description xiv, 416 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Series Studies in Australian history
Studies in Australian history.
Contents Machine derived contents note: Part I. Collection: 1. Hunting culture -- 2. Victorian skulduggery -- 3. The stone age -- 4. The nuclear family -- Part II. Possession: 5. Past silences -- 6. The natural history of Melbourne -- 7. Land rites -- 8. Journeys to the centre -- Part III. Preservation: 9. The discipline of memory -- 10. Keeping places -- 11. Progress through preservation -- 12. History and natural history -- Epilogue
Summary Biographical sketches of amateur scientists and humanists and their influence on popular perceptions of nature and the past; rise of the heritage movement; restoration of Aboriginal sites and artefacts; changing role of museums; environmental conflicts; includes accounts of the collecting of Aboriginal remains and artefacts; stone tools; radiocarbon dating; concept of wilderness; archaeologists; historians; cultural history; institutionalisation of the past; perceptions of Aboriginal peoples and culture
Analysis Australia
Australian aborigines History
Australia
Australian aborigines History
Aboriginal culture
Aboriginal land rights
Antiquarians
Archaeology
Cultural anthropology
Historiography
History
Movable cultural heritage
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliography: (pages 363-402) and index
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Antiquities -- Collection and preservation.
Aboriginal Australians -- Antiquities -- Collectors and collecting.
Aboriginal Australians -- Historiography.
Antiquarians -- Australia -- Biography.
Collectors and collecting -- Australia.
Scientists -- Australia -- Biography.
Historiography.
Australia -- Antiquities -- Collection and preservation.
Australia -- Historiography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 95024425
ISBN 052148281X
0521483492