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Book - Triumph of the nomads : a history of ancient Australia /​ Geoffrey Blainey.

From the Collection of Port Fairy Historical Society Museum and Archives 30 Gipps Street Port Fairy 3284

Description
23.0 x 14.0cms, 938 pp. b/w illust dust jacket
Object Registration
VPFH 09.02C.039
Keywords
habitation - nomadism., demography - palaeodemography - aboriginal settlement of australia., reproduction - infanticide., feuds and warfare., hunting, gathering and fishing., food - plants., trade and exchange - trade routes., australiens (aborign̈es), aborigines, australian -- social life and customs., aboriginal australians -- social life and customs -- northern territory., aboriginal australians -- history., aboriginal australians -- culture -- history., aboriginal australians -- civilization -- history., aboriginal australians -- economic conditions -- history., aboriginal australians -- social life and customs., human ecology -- australia., aboriginal australians., aborigines., australiens (aborigènes), australien., australia -- history., lake mungo /​ walls of china (willandra sw nsw si54-08), tasmania (tas), australia - aborigines
Significance
Argues that Australia's Indigenous people discovered the land, adapted it and mastered its climates, seasons & reserves.
Last updated
22 Jun 2020 at 11:56AM