Aboriginal placenames naming and re-naming the Australian landscape

"The 19 studies brought together in this book present an overview of current issues involving Indigenous placenames across the whole of Australia, drawing on the disciplines of geography, linguistics, history, and anthropology. They include meticulous studies of historical records, and perspect...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hercus, L. A.
Other Authors: Koch, Harold
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Canberra ANU E Press ©2009©2009, 2009
Series:Aboriginal history monograph series
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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Summary:"The 19 studies brought together in this book present an overview of current issues involving Indigenous placenames across the whole of Australia, drawing on the disciplines of geography, linguistics, history, and anthropology. They include meticulous studies of historical records, and perspectives stemming from contemporary Indigenous communities. The book includes a wealth of documentary information on some 400 specific placenames, including those of Sydney Harbour, the Blue Mountains, Canberra, western Victoria, the Lake Eyre district, the Victoria River District, and southwestern Cape York Peninsula."--Publisher's description
Physical Description:1 online resource