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Aboriginal dreaming paths and trading routes : the colonisation of the Australian economic landscape / Dale Kerwin.

Aboriginal dreaming paths and trading routes : the colonisation of the Australian economic landscape / Dale Kerwin.
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ISBN 9781845193386 (h/c : alk. paper)
1845193385 (h/c : alk. paper)
Author Kerwin, Dale (author.)
Title Aboriginal dreaming paths and trading routes : the colonisation of the Australian economic landscape / Dale Kerwin.
Publisher &/or associated date/s Brighton [England] ; Portland [Or.] : Sussex Academic Press, 2010.
Description xxiii, 206 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-186) and index.
Contents The continent of Australia -- The European imagination: the land and people of Australia -- An affluent society or just hunter-gathers? -- Aboriginal people as beings -- An Aboriginal perspective -- Eora People and the first convict settlers -- Galgalla or smallpox -- A wilderness -- Re-authoring -- The social game -- Bula (friend) -- Antiquity in Australia -- Population density -- To whom the land belongs -- Maps -- Astronomy and Astrology -- Myths -- Art -- Way-finding devices -- Toa -- Message sticks -- Shell middens -- Bora grounds -- Travel technology -- Travel -- Roads and trading routes -- The Pituri Road -- Whitefella knowledge of pituri -- Associated Dreaming tracks related to the trade in pituri -- Trade goods -- Shells -- Fur cloaks -- Ochre -- Market places/trade centres -- Stone -- Trading paths -- Storylines -- Song/story -- South-east Queensland -- South-west Queensland corner: Mooraberrie (the Channel Country) -- The nomads and their penetration of the Aboriginal landscape -- Ludwig Leichhardt -- Thomas Mitchell highway to Carpentaria -- Edmund. Kennedy -- The Gregory brothers -- The Jardine brothers -- W.O. Hodgkinson -- Stockmen and introduced beasts.
Summary The dreaming paths of Aboriginal nations across Australia formed major ceremonial routes along which goods and knowledge flowed. These became the trade routes that criss-crossed Australia and transported religion and cultural values.
Subjects Trade routes -- Australia -- History
Aboriginal Australians -- Commerce -- History
Colonisation
Aboriginal Australians -- Economic conditions
Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure
Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian
Aboriginal Australians -- History
Aboriginal Australians -- First contact with Europeans
Australia -- Colonization -- History
Series First Nations and the colonial encounter
Call number 2018.496
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