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The Resource Building a nation : a history of the Australian house, John Archer

Building a nation : a history of the Australian house, John Archer

Label
Building a nation : a history of the Australian house
Title
Building a nation
Title remainder
a history of the Australian house
Statement of responsibility
John Archer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Includes Aboriginal shelters and building materials p. 9, 12-23, 164; sacred totemic objects p. 21, 23; women's role in building p. 17, 22; Aboriginal displacement p. 97; Indigenous motifs p. 137; images 'Native encampment' p. 12, Aboriginal camp p. 14, paperbark gunyah, and bark and brush shelter p. 15, dome-shaped spinifex shelter p. 16, hut skeleton, and 'Mative mia mias' p. 19, using paperbark p. 20, grass hut used for scarification ceremonies, and cabbage-tree palm leaf shelter p. 21, beehive hut p. 22, bark-covered mia-mias p. 23, winter quarters p. 68, shelters covered by gubba blankets p. 96
Cataloging source
ANB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Archer, John
Dewey number
728.3/0994
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Architecture, Domestic
  • House construction
Label
Building a nation : a history of the Australian house, John Archer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 237-238
Control code
000005465853
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
240 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from the Tom Austen Brown collection.
Isbn
9780002174985
Other physical details
ill., facsims.
Label
Building a nation : a history of the Australian house, John Archer
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 237-238
Control code
000005465853
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
240 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from the Tom Austen Brown collection.
Isbn
9780002174985
Other physical details
ill., facsims.

Library Locations

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      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
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