Provides an overview of Australian Aboriginal history from creation stories involving the Dreaming through to Aboriginal cultural and political activity in the 21st century. Its alphabetically arranged entries include biographies, historical events, pioneering work by anthropologists, historical controversies, literature and sport, and a number of social issues. Malcolm Prentis has paid a particular attention to covering all regions of Australia and the Torres Strait Islands, and all periods of recorded history. As well, the book includes photographs, maps, population tables, a chronology and bibliography.



ISBN: 9781877058622
Audience: General
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 264
Publication Date: 18 Feb 2008
Publisher: Rosenberg Publishing
Publication City, Country: Dural, NSW, Australia
Dimensions (cm): 13.5(H) x 21(L)
Weight (gm): 414


Author Biography

Dr Malcolm Prentis is an Associate Professor at the Australian Catholic University.
Concise Companion to Aboriginal History

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