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The Resource Complex hunter-gatherers : a late Holocene example from temperate Australia, Elizabeth Williams

Complex hunter-gatherers : a late Holocene example from temperate Australia, Elizabeth Williams

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Complex hunter-gatherers : a late Holocene example from temperate Australia
Title
Complex hunter-gatherers
Title remainder
a late Holocene example from temperate Australia
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Williams
Creator
Subject
Summary
Analysis of location, function and antiquity of earth mound sites and fish/eel traps in south-west Victoria from historical, ethnographic and archaeological sources; seasonal availability of plant and animal food resources, especially eels, grubs, roots and tubers and small mammals, possums etc.; political and social organisation of Gunditjmara and Tjapwurong; excavations of mound sites and fish traps in Bessiebelle, Caramut and Mount William areas; semi-sedentary lifestyles; use of mound sites as ovens and as camping places and hut foundations in boggy conditions as adaptation to exploitation of wetlands
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Williams, Elizabeth Anne
Dissertation note
Edited version of thesis (Ph. D.) -- Australian National University, 1985.
Series statement
BAR international series
Series volume
423
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Excavations (Archaeology)
Label
Complex hunter-gatherers : a late Holocene example from temperate Australia, Elizabeth Williams
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Publication
Note
  • Includes tables
  • Bibliography: pages 223-236
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- A review of previous archaeological work in the region -- Geography, flora and fauna of the study areas -- Subsistence -- Group organization, demography and settlement patterns -- Archaeology of the Caramut area -- Archaeology of the Bessiebelle area -- Archaeology of the Mount William area -- Earth mound sites in other parts of Australia -- Why were mounds introduced into southwest Victoria? -- Appendix 1: Methods of sediment analysis -- Appendix 2: Non-directional magnetic measurements of sediments -- Appendix 3: Sediment data -- Appendix 4: Raw data for stone artefacts associated with mounds -- Appendix 5: Raw data for mound sites -- Appendix 6: Raw data for stone artefact scatters
Control code
M0067139
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
viii, 319 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780860545453
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, charts, facsimiles, maps
Stock number
08471b
System control number
0002559
Label
Complex hunter-gatherers : a late Holocene example from temperate Australia, Elizabeth Williams
Publication
Note
  • Includes tables
  • Bibliography: pages 223-236
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- A review of previous archaeological work in the region -- Geography, flora and fauna of the study areas -- Subsistence -- Group organization, demography and settlement patterns -- Archaeology of the Caramut area -- Archaeology of the Bessiebelle area -- Archaeology of the Mount William area -- Earth mound sites in other parts of Australia -- Why were mounds introduced into southwest Victoria? -- Appendix 1: Methods of sediment analysis -- Appendix 2: Non-directional magnetic measurements of sediments -- Appendix 3: Sediment data -- Appendix 4: Raw data for stone artefacts associated with mounds -- Appendix 5: Raw data for mound sites -- Appendix 6: Raw data for stone artefact scatters
Control code
M0067139
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
viii, 319 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780860545453
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, charts, facsimiles, maps
Stock number
08471b
System control number
0002559

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