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The whirlwind country,

Author: Peter Cosby Knowles
Publisher: London, Sydney, New York, Hamlyn [1969]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Pictorial survey of the Far Western Division of Queensland; p.15-18; Brief notes on origin of Aborigines (land bridge, sea crossing), plates show deserted bora grounds (stone arrangements), deserted bough shelter near Simpson Desert, hand stencil on rock, note on taboo as means of food conservation; p.94; Brief note on decoy method of emu hunting; p.120-127; Biographical notes on Aboriginal & partAboriginal stockmen  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Cosby Knowles
OCLC Number: 113020
Description: 138 pages (chiefly color illustrations) 29 cm
Responsibility: by Peter Knowles.

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Pictorial survey of the Far Western Division of Queensland; p.15-18; Brief notes on origin of Aborigines (land bridge, sea crossing), plates show deserted bora grounds (stone arrangements), deserted bough shelter near Simpson Desert, hand stencil on rock, note on taboo as means of food conservation; p.94; Brief note on decoy method of emu hunting; p.120-127; Biographical notes on Aboriginal & partAboriginal stockmen (with portraits); extensive illustrations showing scenery in western Queensland (pastoral properties, effects of drought, wild life, sand dunes, Channel Country, Diamantina River).

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