The Resource Past Aboriginal hunter-gatherer economy and territorial organisation in coastal districts of Western Australia's lower south-west, by Charles Dortch

Past Aboriginal hunter-gatherer economy and territorial organisation in coastal districts of Western Australia's lower south-west, by Charles Dortch

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Past Aboriginal hunter-gatherer economy and territorial organisation in coastal districts of Western Australia's lower south-west
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Past Aboriginal hunter-gatherer economy and territorial organisation in coastal districts of Western Australia's lower south-west
Statement of responsibility
by Charles Dortch
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Reviews ethnohistoric and archaeological records in order to examine the Aboriginal hunter-gatherer economy and territorial organisation in the lower south-west of Western Australia; discusses hunter-gatherer adaptive systems in the context of a socio-economic organisational model based on five tribal or dialect group territories; occupation patterns over time; effects of regional climatic and environmental changes on human populations
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Dortch, C. E.
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no index present
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non fiction
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Hunting and gathering societies
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Past Aboriginal hunter-gatherer economy and territorial organisation in coastal districts of Western Australia's lower south-west, by Charles Dortch
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Publication
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Thesis (Ph. D.) -- University of Western Australia, Dept of Archaeology
Contents
Vol. 1 : The investigation -- Interpretive and conceptual framework -- A distinct biogeographic province : Fire and water ; Regional late Quaternary climate and environment -- Reconstructing and defining the regional record: reconstruction of past cultural systems; Defining the lower South-western prehistoric record -- Ethnohistoric and other cultural considerations :the Aboriginal population of south-western Australia; Economic activities recorded in regional ethnohistoric documents; territorial organisation -- Territorial framework and cultural ecological mode; : South-western "tribal" or "dialect" groups modelled as "middle-tier" socio-economic units -- Review of of the hunter-gatherer past in lower South-western coastal districts : Mount Many Peaks to Broke Inlet -- Broke Inlet to Lower Blackwood River -- Lower Blackwood River to Leschenault Inlet -- Leschenault Inlet to Peel Inlet -- Peel Inlet to Swan Region -- Aboriginal adaptation in hinterland forests and woodlands : the southern Jarrah and Karri forests, the Leeuwin-Naturaliste Region, the northern Jarrah forest, interpretation of inland forest sites -- Discussion: Modes of cultural development; some regional models ; effects of Late Quaternary climatic and environmental changes on hunter-gatherer populations in coastal districts of south-western Australia: the outer continental shelf: late Pleistocene to Middle Holocene, coastal districts since the Middle Holocene; Applicability of earlier proposed territorial and socio-economic modelling in the reconstruction of past adaptive systems -- Vol. 2: Appendices
Extent
2 v.
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Open access - reading. Partial copying & use. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Label
Past Aboriginal hunter-gatherer economy and territorial organisation in coastal districts of Western Australia's lower south-west, by Charles Dortch
Publication
Note
Thesis (Ph. D.) -- University of Western Australia, Dept of Archaeology
Contents
Vol. 1 : The investigation -- Interpretive and conceptual framework -- A distinct biogeographic province : Fire and water ; Regional late Quaternary climate and environment -- Reconstructing and defining the regional record: reconstruction of past cultural systems; Defining the lower South-western prehistoric record -- Ethnohistoric and other cultural considerations :the Aboriginal population of south-western Australia; Economic activities recorded in regional ethnohistoric documents; territorial organisation -- Territorial framework and cultural ecological mode; : South-western "tribal" or "dialect" groups modelled as "middle-tier" socio-economic units -- Review of of the hunter-gatherer past in lower South-western coastal districts : Mount Many Peaks to Broke Inlet -- Broke Inlet to Lower Blackwood River -- Lower Blackwood River to Leschenault Inlet -- Leschenault Inlet to Peel Inlet -- Peel Inlet to Swan Region -- Aboriginal adaptation in hinterland forests and woodlands : the southern Jarrah and Karri forests, the Leeuwin-Naturaliste Region, the northern Jarrah forest, interpretation of inland forest sites -- Discussion: Modes of cultural development; some regional models ; effects of Late Quaternary climatic and environmental changes on hunter-gatherer populations in coastal districts of south-western Australia: the outer continental shelf: late Pleistocene to Middle Holocene, coastal districts since the Middle Holocene; Applicability of earlier proposed territorial and socio-economic modelling in the reconstruction of past adaptive systems -- Vol. 2: Appendices
Extent
2 v.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Partial copying & use. Not for Inter-Library Loan

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