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Across the first frontier : the behavioural ecology of the Sydney Region Aborigines / Nigel A. Fletcher-Jones

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Across the first frontier : the behavioural ecology of the Sydney Region Aborigines / Nigel A. Fletcher-Jones
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Across the first frontier : the behavioural ecology of the Sydney Region Aborigines / Nigel A. Fletcher-Jones
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Qualitative and statistical analysis of the locational characteristics of Aboriginal sites of the Sydney region; the relationship between individual sites and ecologically productive areas; geomorphology, climate, weeather, soils, vegetation, fauna; palaeoenvironment, development of land features, soil nutrients; comparison between present day and pre-settlement flora and fauna; effects of predation, resource fluctuations, consequences of nutrient distribution among flora and fauna for dietary needs, analysed according to habitat; locations of habitation sites compared with art sites; statistical analysis of landscape, climate and vegetation characteristics aimed at identifying those variables most influential in location of sites; relationship between site location and foraging behaviour of Aboriginal inhabiutants; results show two distinct populations, coastal and inland; records of the First Fleet examined in light of statistical findings and ecological situation prevailing at that time; examination shows ecological distinction between inland and coastal peoples reinforced by socio-cultural means; seasonal carrying capacity of regions; seasonal distribution of people; pattern of mobility in response to exploitation of food resources, division of labour in hunting, fishing and gathering; consequences of dietary deficiencies of fat and carbohydrate for foraging activities
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Fletcher-Jones, Nigel A
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Fletcher-Jones, Nigel A
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Across the first frontier : the behavioural ecology of the Sydney Region Aborigines / Nigel A. Fletcher-Jones
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Bibliography; p. 612-660; Typescript (photocopy); Thesis (Ph.D)-- University of Durham, Durham, U.K
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M0066036
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3 v.; ill., maps
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Open access - reading. Open copying & quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
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Across the first frontier : the behavioural ecology of the Sydney Region Aborigines / Nigel A. Fletcher-Jones
Publication
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Bibliography; p. 612-660; Typescript (photocopy); Thesis (Ph.D)-- University of Durham, Durham, U.K
Control code
M0066036
Extent
3 v.; ill., maps
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying & quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0000452

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