First Nations of An Ancient ContinentBook - 2004
Ths concise, pocket guide to the social and cultural history of Aboriginal Australia is now available in English. Tracing the origins of these people through to the present day, the authors explore their social structure, spiritual beliefs, the aborigines' relationship with the land and animal world, and their art and literature, which has recently enjoyed a major revival and is now used to represent Australian heritage. The years of colonialism and the impact this has had on the indigenous population is obviously covered as is a discussion of how they managed to survive and maintain their identity.
Publisher: Thames and Hudson, London : 2004
Branch Call Number: ANF 305.89915 MUEC
Characteristics: 127 p. : ill. ; 18 cm