The Resource Archaeology of sacred space : the spatial nature of religious behaviour in the Blue Mountains National Park Australia, Matthew H. Kelleher

Archaeology of sacred space : the spatial nature of religious behaviour in the Blue Mountains National Park Australia, Matthew H. Kelleher

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Archaeology of sacred space : the spatial nature of religious behaviour in the Blue Mountains National Park Australia
Title
Archaeology of sacred space
Title remainder
the spatial nature of religious behaviour in the Blue Mountains National Park Australia
Statement of responsibility
Matthew H. Kelleher
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Language
eng
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Kelleher, Matthew H
Dissertation note
Thesis (Ph. D.)--Dept. of Archaeology, Faculty of Arts, University of Sydney, 2003.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • theses
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  • Archaeology and religion
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Sacred space
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Spatial behavior
Target audience
specialized
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Archaeology of sacred space : the spatial nature of religious behaviour in the Blue Mountains National Park Australia, Matthew H. Kelleher
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Publication
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Cd-rom contains PDF of text
Accompanying material
1 cd-rom.
Bibliography note
Bibliography: leaves 277-311 (v. 1)
Contents
Introduction: Religion and archaeology; Ritual as religion; Liminality; research region, problem and objective -- Theory and model: Archaeology and religion: Anthropological religious theory: Dyadic perspectives; Material identification of religion: Renfrew, Levy, Flannery and Marcus, Richards and Thomas, De Polignac, interim summary; Material identification of religion - Australia: Witter - Boat Rock Hill, Tacon - power of place -- Theory: Part 1: Understanding our assumptions: cognitive religious theory, CRT as hardware and software; part 2: Hardware: Brain/mind: biology, neurology and psychology; Space: abstract materialism; Material culture: cues to the past -- Model: Part 1 : Religious spatial behaviour: Liminality and graduated spatial behaviour; Part 2: Religious depositional behaviour; Part 2: Attention-focusing behaviour; Part 4: Selective iconographic behaviour -- Application and analysis: Backgrounds: Environment and archaeological backgrounds: geomorphology, ecology and river systems, prehistoric background, archaeological history, rock art, summary part 1 - Expected Spatial Pattern (ESP); Part 2: Ethnography: Aboriginal ethnohistoric material and the BMNP Project; Australian Aboriginal religions: sacred places, rituals and space, summary part 2: Aboriginal religions and ritual spatial behaviour -- Data matrix and methodology: behavioural geographic models, matric and variables, survey data -- Indicator analysis: Data analysis; Part 1: Background and foundations : methods of analysis: frequencies and proportions, multiple correspondence analysis, site classes and categories; Part 2: Environmental and proximity models; Category analysis: stone material analysis, lithic assemblage diversity analysis, grinding groove analysis, rock-art analysis -- Distance matrix : graduated spatial behaviour, distance array, distance algorithm, use factor variations for match records, distance matrix selected places -- Liminal and spatially graduated places : Select places: Hat Hill; Pinnacles formation; Woodford Range and St Helena Ridge in the Blue Labyrinth; Lawson Ridge and Euroka Clearing; Linden Ridge; General distributional assessment; New insights -- Summary and conclusion: Summary: theory, model and analysis -- Conclusion: Archaeology of sacred space
Control code
000025095090
Extent
2 v.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying for private study (in accordance with Copyright Act 1968), closed quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
M. Kelleher;
Other physical details
ill., col. map. +
Stock number
MAR08/070
Label
Archaeology of sacred space : the spatial nature of religious behaviour in the Blue Mountains National Park Australia, Matthew H. Kelleher
Publication
Note
Cd-rom contains PDF of text
Accompanying material
1 cd-rom.
Bibliography note
Bibliography: leaves 277-311 (v. 1)
Contents
Introduction: Religion and archaeology; Ritual as religion; Liminality; research region, problem and objective -- Theory and model: Archaeology and religion: Anthropological religious theory: Dyadic perspectives; Material identification of religion: Renfrew, Levy, Flannery and Marcus, Richards and Thomas, De Polignac, interim summary; Material identification of religion - Australia: Witter - Boat Rock Hill, Tacon - power of place -- Theory: Part 1: Understanding our assumptions: cognitive religious theory, CRT as hardware and software; part 2: Hardware: Brain/mind: biology, neurology and psychology; Space: abstract materialism; Material culture: cues to the past -- Model: Part 1 : Religious spatial behaviour: Liminality and graduated spatial behaviour; Part 2: Religious depositional behaviour; Part 2: Attention-focusing behaviour; Part 4: Selective iconographic behaviour -- Application and analysis: Backgrounds: Environment and archaeological backgrounds: geomorphology, ecology and river systems, prehistoric background, archaeological history, rock art, summary part 1 - Expected Spatial Pattern (ESP); Part 2: Ethnography: Aboriginal ethnohistoric material and the BMNP Project; Australian Aboriginal religions: sacred places, rituals and space, summary part 2: Aboriginal religions and ritual spatial behaviour -- Data matrix and methodology: behavioural geographic models, matric and variables, survey data -- Indicator analysis: Data analysis; Part 1: Background and foundations : methods of analysis: frequencies and proportions, multiple correspondence analysis, site classes and categories; Part 2: Environmental and proximity models; Category analysis: stone material analysis, lithic assemblage diversity analysis, grinding groove analysis, rock-art analysis -- Distance matrix : graduated spatial behaviour, distance array, distance algorithm, use factor variations for match records, distance matrix selected places -- Liminal and spatially graduated places : Select places: Hat Hill; Pinnacles formation; Woodford Range and St Helena Ridge in the Blue Labyrinth; Lawson Ridge and Euroka Clearing; Linden Ridge; General distributional assessment; New insights -- Summary and conclusion: Summary: theory, model and analysis -- Conclusion: Archaeology of sacred space
Control code
000025095090
Extent
2 v.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying for private study (in accordance with Copyright Act 1968), closed quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
M. Kelleher;
Other physical details
ill., col. map. +
Stock number
MAR08/070

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