The Resource The Torres Strait : protohistory and beyond/, by Ron Vanderwal

The Torres Strait : protohistory and beyond/, by Ron Vanderwal

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The Torres Strait : protohistory and beyond/
Title
The Torres Strait
Title remainder
protohistory and beyond/
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by Ron Vanderwal
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Describes physical environment, early historical visits to the islands, origins of people, houses, fishing, hunting, collecting, horticulture, animal domestication; food preparation, manufactures & trade (bone barbs & points, ornaments, stone clubs & axes, charms, shell ornaments & utensils, rainwater vessels); archaeological survey - describes visits to individual islands (Mount Adolphous, Badu, Mabuiag, Yam, Gabba, Dauan, Saibai, Warraber, Coconut, Yorke, Stephens, Darnley, Murray) with details of excavations & finds; summary & conclusions - Papuan influence on language, evidence of mixture in types of housing & subsistence activities, trade; question of Torres Strait as horticultural frontier, suggests Mabuiag & Murray Islands for future excavation
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Vanderwal, Ronald L
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The Torres Strait : protohistory and beyond/, by Ron Vanderwal
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M0065002
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0089897
Label
The Torres Strait : protohistory and beyond/, by Ron Vanderwal
Publication
Control code
M0065002
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0089897

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