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The Resource Australian plants as Aboriginal tools, Philip A. Clarke

Australian plants as Aboriginal tools, Philip A. Clarke

Label
Australian plants as Aboriginal tools
Title
Australian plants as Aboriginal tools
Statement of responsibility
Philip A. Clarke
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation pending
Cataloging source
ANL
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Clarke, Philip A
Dewey number
333.9530899915
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human-plant relationships
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Plants, Useful
Label
Australian plants as Aboriginal tools, Philip A. Clarke
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 274-338) and indexes
Contents
Plants into artefacts : Aboriginal relationships with the flora ; artefact collections -- The Australian Aboriginal toolkit : tools or weapons? ; watercraft -- Ephemeral subsistence tools : disposable hunting and gathering materials ; temporary tools for managing water -- Camp life ephemera : making camp ; managing fire ; cooking tools and materials ; camp activities -- Working with green timber : wood use diversity ; making tools, weapons and watercraft ; selecting timber properties ; combining different timbers -- Sticking things together : Aboriginal use of adhesive cements ; sources of adhesive cements ; fixatives -- Universal wrappers of bark and broad-leaves : making and using sheets ; major sources of bark and broad-leaf -- From fibre to object : fibrecraft ; fibre extraction and cord-making ; sources of fibre -- Plants to decorate : colour from plants ; adornment ; decorating artefacts -- Aboriginal artefacts in transition : contact objects ; Aboriginal art and craft production after European settlement -- The 'new' material culture : bark paintings ; fibrecrafts ; dyes ; carvings in wood ; mementoes from nuts and seeds -- Plants, artefacts and cultural identity : the invention of tradition ; contemporary objects ; the future for studies of Indigenous plant use
Control code
000048964806
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
374 p.
Isbn
9781921719493
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)782950557
Label
Australian plants as Aboriginal tools, Philip A. Clarke
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 274-338) and indexes
Contents
Plants into artefacts : Aboriginal relationships with the flora ; artefact collections -- The Australian Aboriginal toolkit : tools or weapons? ; watercraft -- Ephemeral subsistence tools : disposable hunting and gathering materials ; temporary tools for managing water -- Camp life ephemera : making camp ; managing fire ; cooking tools and materials ; camp activities -- Working with green timber : wood use diversity ; making tools, weapons and watercraft ; selecting timber properties ; combining different timbers -- Sticking things together : Aboriginal use of adhesive cements ; sources of adhesive cements ; fixatives -- Universal wrappers of bark and broad-leaves : making and using sheets ; major sources of bark and broad-leaf -- From fibre to object : fibrecraft ; fibre extraction and cord-making ; sources of fibre -- Plants to decorate : colour from plants ; adornment ; decorating artefacts -- Aboriginal artefacts in transition : contact objects ; Aboriginal art and craft production after European settlement -- The 'new' material culture : bark paintings ; fibrecrafts ; dyes ; carvings in wood ; mementoes from nuts and seeds -- Plants, artefacts and cultural identity : the invention of tradition ; contemporary objects ; the future for studies of Indigenous plant use
Control code
000048964806
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
374 p.
Isbn
9781921719493
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)782950557

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