Fire and Hearth: A Study of Aboriginal Usage and European Usurpation in South-Western Australia

Fire and Hearth: A Study of Aboriginal Usage and European Usurpation in South-Western Australia

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Use of fire in south western Australia.

Fire and Hearth: A Study of Aboriginal Usage and European Usurpation in South-Western Australia

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Discusses fire in Australian prehistory and its use and effects on the landscape in particular in south western Australia by Aborigines as observed by European explorers. The role of fire in Aboriginal myths and rituals is also explored and the changes in use of fire that occurred with European settlement and increasing populations. Softcover, 158pgs, maps, illustrations, appendix, references, index. Very good, page edges lightly tanned. Australian Aboriginal Studies No. 58

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Short Description Use of fire in south western Australia.
Weight (g) 310.0000
Author Hallam, Sylvia J.
Publisher Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
Date Published 1979
ISBN 0855750367
Size 209mm x 149mm

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