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"A collaborative publication of the Australian National University, the Australian Bureau of Statistics and Macquarie Dictionary"--Title page.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Ch. 1. Navigating the atlas -- Section I: The Socio-Cultural Space. Ch. 2. Representations of space and place. Ch. 3. Environment, ecology and country. Ch. 4. Migration and deep history. Ch. 5. Technology and material culture. Ch. 6. Population and patterns of residence. Ch. 7. Languages past and present. Ch. 8. Social and cultural life. Ch. 9. The southern night sky. Ch. 10. The visual arts. Ch. 11. Performing arts, sport and games -- Section II: The Socio-Economic Space. Ch. 12. Land and water ownership and use. Ch. 13. Health and wellbeing. Ch. 14. Housing and infrastructure. Ch. 15. Economic life. Ch. 16. Education and training -- Section III: The Socio-Political Space. Ch. 17. The colonial encounter. 18. Governance and political participation. Ch. 19. Social justice. Ch. 20. Placenames of indigenous origin. Ch. 21. Evolving patterns of research.

The Macquarie Atlas of Indigenous Australia is a unique tool for exploring and understanding the lives and cultures of Australia's First Peoples. An atlas can represent - in graphic form - a pattern of human activities in space and time. This second edition of the award-winning Macquarie Atlas of Indigenous Australia opens a window onto the landscape of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lives, from over 60 000 years ago to the present time. Each chapter has been extensively revised and updated by one or more experts in the field, under the general editorship of Bill Arthur and Frances Morphy of the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research at the Australian National University. The maps, which form the core of the book, are supplemented by explanatory text and numerous diagrams, photographs and illustrations, including Indigenous artworks. This book is a collaborative publication between the Australian National University (ANU), the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) and Macquarie Dictionary.

Item type Current library Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Traditional Knowledge Collection Traditional Knowledge Collection IP Australia Library
Traditional Knowledge Collection
305.89915 MAC (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available 626767
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