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Pygmonia

Pygmonia

by Peter McAllister
     
 

The result of a chance encounter with an early 20th-century photograph of Pygmy-sized people in Far North Queensland, this book discloses the fascinating truth about Pygmy people, who, contrary to common belief, still live in isolated pockets around the world, from South America to Southeast Asia. As it explores several tribes of Aboriginal pygmies from Australia's

Overview

The result of a chance encounter with an early 20th-century photograph of Pygmy-sized people in Far North Queensland, this book discloses the fascinating truth about Pygmy people, who, contrary to common belief, still live in isolated pockets around the world, from South America to Southeast Asia. As it explores several tribes of Aboriginal pygmies from Australia's rainforest—where many of their descendents still live—this enlightening account lays bare the importance of archaeology in modern Australia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702236914
Publisher:
University of Queensland Press
Publication date:
09/01/2011
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.10(d)

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