The Resource "Could the palaeo Tasmanians produce fire?"(A revised comprehensive study since c. 2013CE)/, by Barry H. Brimfield

"Could the palaeo Tasmanians produce fire?"(A revised comprehensive study since c. 2013CE)/, by Barry H. Brimfield

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"Could the palaeo Tasmanians produce fire?"(A revised comprehensive study since c. 2013CE)/
Title
"Could the palaeo Tasmanians produce fire?"(A revised comprehensive study since c. 2013CE)/
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by Barry H. Brimfield
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Language
eng
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AIAS
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"Could the palaeo Tasmanians produce fire?"(A revised comprehensive study since c. 2013CE)/, by Barry H. Brimfield
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references : part 2 : pages 296-302
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volume
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rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
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rdacontent
Contents
Part 1 Abbreviations used -- Glossary -- One culture with variables -- Introduction : in Tasmania -- An explanation -- A need for care -- A chronological list -- An inconceivable possibility! : fire - an essential necessity -- An art once learnt hardly would be lost! -- The simplest technology in the world? many methods? -- Fire producing techniques -- How used -- The two sticks ("crossed sticks"?); the saw technique -- Confusions in terminologies -- Raw material used : trade; percussion; friction -- Tinder -- Maritime explorers (1773-1802) -- D'Entrecasteaux (1792 & 1793) : various observations; eye-witnessing; French show their techniques; The basket and contents; summary -- Colonial writers (1803-1850) : various individuals; conclusions -- George Augustus Robinson (1829-1840) : Robinson and his "fire-making sticks"; Charles Robinson -- Backhouse & Walker G.W. (1832-1834) : conclusions -- Edward O. Cottons evidence -- Land of the sleeping Gods -- The Westlake papers (1908-1910) -- Part 2 : Eye-witnesses -- Contaminations -- Introduced techniques : mainland Australia; European influences; Firearms; Whalers; Westlake evidence; Diffusion throughout Tasmania; explaining figure 20 -- Regional Indigenous methods? -- A last resort -- "It came from the sky!" -- "Secret men's business" -- Acceptable evidence -- Archaeological evidence : transportation of fire -- Anthropological opinions : Roth's opinions; re Plomley's remarks; re: the summary -- Four extremely important papers -- "Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence" -- An understood question? -- Linguistics : Volger; My.rer; John Albert Taylor; Phrases -- Summary: the value of evidence -- A final conclusion -- Appendix 1 sample analysed; Appendix II Experimental archaeology
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
2 volumes (302 pages)
Governing access note
Open access - Reading ; Open copying for private study, Closed quotation. Not for Inter library loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Barry Brimfield
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unmediated
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rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some coloured), map
Stock number
R02056
Label
"Could the palaeo Tasmanians produce fire?"(A revised comprehensive study since c. 2013CE)/, by Barry H. Brimfield
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references : part 2 : pages 296-302
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1 Abbreviations used -- Glossary -- One culture with variables -- Introduction : in Tasmania -- An explanation -- A need for care -- A chronological list -- An inconceivable possibility! : fire - an essential necessity -- An art once learnt hardly would be lost! -- The simplest technology in the world? many methods? -- Fire producing techniques -- How used -- The two sticks ("crossed sticks"?); the saw technique -- Confusions in terminologies -- Raw material used : trade; percussion; friction -- Tinder -- Maritime explorers (1773-1802) -- D'Entrecasteaux (1792 & 1793) : various observations; eye-witnessing; French show their techniques; The basket and contents; summary -- Colonial writers (1803-1850) : various individuals; conclusions -- George Augustus Robinson (1829-1840) : Robinson and his "fire-making sticks"; Charles Robinson -- Backhouse & Walker G.W. (1832-1834) : conclusions -- Edward O. Cottons evidence -- Land of the sleeping Gods -- The Westlake papers (1908-1910) -- Part 2 : Eye-witnesses -- Contaminations -- Introduced techniques : mainland Australia; European influences; Firearms; Whalers; Westlake evidence; Diffusion throughout Tasmania; explaining figure 20 -- Regional Indigenous methods? -- A last resort -- "It came from the sky!" -- "Secret men's business" -- Acceptable evidence -- Archaeological evidence : transportation of fire -- Anthropological opinions : Roth's opinions; re Plomley's remarks; re: the summary -- Four extremely important papers -- "Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence" -- An understood question? -- Linguistics : Volger; My.rer; John Albert Taylor; Phrases -- Summary: the value of evidence -- A final conclusion -- Appendix 1 sample analysed; Appendix II Experimental archaeology
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
2 volumes (302 pages)
Governing access note
Open access - Reading ; Open copying for private study, Closed quotation. Not for Inter library loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Barry Brimfield
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some coloured), map
Stock number
R02056

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