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Songlines and stone axes

Author: John Nicholson
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the networks of trade and ceremonial exchange of pre-European Australia. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Nicholson
ISBN: 9781741750027 1741750024
OCLC Number: 156778069
Awards: Winner of NSW Premier's History Awards 2007 (Australia)
Target Audience: For primary school children.
Description: 1 volume
Contents: A short history of 60 000 years --
Travellers and traders --
Networks of exchange --
The great markets --
Overseas trade.
Responsibility: John Nicholson.

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Magical pearl-shell pendants, greenstone axe-heads, belts made of human hair, outriggers for canoes, songs and dances, body paint, feathers, extra strong glue, cloaks made of 80 possum skins sewn  Read more...

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'detailed explanation of the sophisticated set of relationships between cultures, places and peoples in Australia.'Courier-Mail31 March 2007'fresh insight into the artefacts, patterns of living and Read more...

 
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