The past 50,000 years: an archaeological view

Peter Veth, Susan O'Connor

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    Abstract

    The ‘beginnings’ of Australian history are always difficult to determine. In addition to Indigenous systems of knowledge with their own epistemologies, understanding ancient Australia involves the disciplines of archaeology, anthropology and linguistics, as well as history. These disciplines developed out of earlier forms of knowledge whereby European explorers, settlers, naturalists, ethnologists, antiquarians and collectors sought to ascertain the Australian past.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Cambridge History of Australia
    Editors Alison Bashford and Stuart Macintyre
    Place of PublicationUnited States
    PublisherCambridge University Press
    Pages17-42
    Edition1st
    ISBN (Print)9781107011557
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2013

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