The Resource The night sky of the Boorong : partial reconstruction of a disappeared culture in north-west Victoria, John Morieson

The night sky of the Boorong : partial reconstruction of a disappeared culture in north-west Victoria, John Morieson

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The night sky of the Boorong : partial reconstruction of a disappeared culture in north-west Victoria
Title
The night sky of the Boorong
Title remainder
partial reconstruction of a disappeared culture in north-west Victoria
Statement of responsibility
John Morieson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Contextual study of the information on the astronomy of the Boorong recorded by Stanbridge; assessment of contemporary sources; anthropological, mythological, linguistic and ecological knowledge associated with astronomical features; reconstruction of the social meanings and role of the animal species represented in Boorong society; seasonality - calendar; cosmology; role in Aboriginal learning practices; implications for research - research ethic; appendix - extended compilation of reference to and illustration of the celestial features
Dewey number
305.8991509459
Dissertation note
Thesis (M.A.)--University of Melbourne, 1996.
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The night sky of the Boorong : partial reconstruction of a disappeared culture in north-west Victoria, John Morieson
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Publication
Note
Typescript
Bibliography note
Bibliography: leaves 76-87
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
169 leaves, ca. 70 leaves of plates
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Copying permitted for private study. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
The night sky of the Boorong : partial reconstruction of a disappeared culture in north-west Victoria, John Morieson
Publication
Note
Typescript
Bibliography note
Bibliography: leaves 76-87
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
169 leaves, ca. 70 leaves of plates
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Copying permitted for private study. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill., maps

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