The Resource The red centre : man and beast in the heart of Australia, by H. H. Finlayson ; with a foreword by Frederick Wood Jones

The red centre : man and beast in the heart of Australia, by H. H. Finlayson ; with a foreword by Frederick Wood Jones

Label
The red centre : man and beast in the heart of Australia
Title
The red centre
Title remainder
man and beast in the heart of Australia
Statement of responsibility
by H. H. Finlayson ; with a foreword by Frederick Wood Jones
Creator
Subject
Summary
First published 1935; p.29; Ayers Rock - paintings in rock shelters of Luritjas, storage of native tobacco in rock recesses; p.37-38; Cooking lizards; p.44-48; Hunting hare wallabies (maala), firing grass; p.49-73; Economic life, windbreaks, reasons for moving camp, hunting, womens labour, use of yam sticks for digging out small mammals, 8-foot spears used for kangaroos and emus; cooking; plant foods, narcotics, honey ants; p.107-; Notes on pastoral stations, dingoes - trading with natives for scalps; map shows rock holes and other features with Aboriginal names given
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Finlayson, Hedley Herbert
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Hunting and gathering societies
  • Australia, Central
Label
The red centre : man and beast in the heart of Australia, by H. H. Finlayson ; with a foreword by Frederick Wood Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Folded map inside back cover
Control code
M0041353
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
xiv, 125 p., [47] p. of plates
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3 donated by ATSIC Library
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.
Stock number
415 ; 12299
System control number
0048315
Label
The red centre : man and beast in the heart of Australia, by H. H. Finlayson ; with a foreword by Frederick Wood Jones
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Folded map inside back cover
Control code
M0041353
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
xiv, 125 p., [47] p. of plates
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3 donated by ATSIC Library
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.
Stock number
415 ; 12299
System control number
0048315

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