The Riches of Ancient Australia: An Indispensable Guide for Exploring Prehistoric Australia

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An authority on Aboriginal heritage sites conducts a fascinating region-by-region tour into the distant past. Three introductory chapters set the scene on a continent-wide basis and explain themes recurring in 17 later regional chapters. Sites which are open to the public are described in detail at the end of each regional chapter. Sites which may be visited by special arrangement are also listed. Includes a glossary, and a wealth of b&w maps, line drawings, and photographs of sites. This revised edition features current information on site access. The author is a principal investigator of the Lightening Brothers project, studying the rock art, archaeology, mythology, and traditional indigenous culture of the region west of Katherine in the Northern Territory. Distributed by ISBS. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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  • ISBN-13: 9780702225130
  • Publisher: University of Queensland Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1990
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 373

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