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Boomerang : behind an Australian icon, Philip Jones

Label
Boomerang : behind an Australian icon
Title
Boomerang
Title remainder
behind an Australian icon
Statement of responsibility
Philip Jones
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Popular overview of the many aspects of the boomerang in Indigenous Australian cultures and in Australian national culture; includes brief overview of types of boomerangs from the Kimberley, Central and Northern Australia, Western Australia, Lake Eyre Basin and Darling River, Central and Eastern Queensland, South eastern Australia, Gawler Ranges and Flinders Ranges; flight of the boomerang; appropriation of the boomerang and its use in souvenirs, ornaments, advertising graphics, military emblems and civic design; modern returning boomerangs and their use in international sports
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Philip G.
Dewey number
799.2/028/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
GN498.B6
LC item number
J65 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kerwin, Benny
  • Ross Jakamarra, Jack
  • Hunter, Henry
Label
Boomerang : behind an Australian icon, Philip Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 132-134)
Contents
Karli: the boomerang / Abie Jongala -- Map -- Preface -- Antiquity -- Boomerang Dreamings: Purlka-purlkarlulu: Old Men Dreaming; Yuduyudulya and the left-handed boomerang; Boomerang Dreamings from the Lake Eyre region; Boomerang Dreamings gallery -- Making boomerangs -- How boomerangs fly -- The many uses of the boomerang -- A boomerang tour of Australia -- Boomerangabilia -- The Boomerang;s erratic flgiht -- Boomerang bibliography
Control code
96232560
Dimensions
17 x 22 cm.
Extent
134 p.
Isbn
9781862543829
Lccn
96232560
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map
Label
Boomerang : behind an Australian icon, Philip Jones
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 132-134)
Contents
Karli: the boomerang / Abie Jongala -- Map -- Preface -- Antiquity -- Boomerang Dreamings: Purlka-purlkarlulu: Old Men Dreaming; Yuduyudulya and the left-handed boomerang; Boomerang Dreamings from the Lake Eyre region; Boomerang Dreamings gallery -- Making boomerangs -- How boomerangs fly -- The many uses of the boomerang -- A boomerang tour of Australia -- Boomerangabilia -- The Boomerang;s erratic flgiht -- Boomerang bibliography
Control code
96232560
Dimensions
17 x 22 cm.
Extent
134 p.
Isbn
9781862543829
Lccn
96232560
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map

Library Locations

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