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Saltwater People : The waves of memory - Nonie Sharp

Saltwater People

The waves of memory


Published: 21st December 2012
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A fascinating insight into the culture of the saltwater peoples of northern Australian coasts, their profound knowledge of and attachment to their sea country, how this endured despite dislocation and repression, and how this has shaped their values and relations with territory - with telling contrasts to our own western institutions and their origins.

AcknowledgementsPrefaceMapI TRADITIONS1 Two traditions of the seaII SEA PEOPLES2 Saltwater peoples3 Seascape and memoryIII SALTWATER WAYS4 Living connections5 Sea dreamings and seamarks6 Owning and belongingIV EUROPEAN SEA TRADITIONS7 Freedom of the seas8 Flinders journey into seaspaceV FOLLOWING THE SEAMARKS9 Waves of memory10 Old traditions, new waysNotesSelect Bibliographyindex

ISBN: 9781741150360
ISBN-10: 1741150361
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 328
Published: 21st December 2012
Edition Number: 1