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Aboriginal Australians Spirit of Arnhem Land

£9.99

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Situated in the far reaches of the Northern Territory, Arnhem Land is one of the few regions of Australia where traditional Aboriginal culture remains intact. Author/Photographer Penny Tweedie's twenty year relationship with the people of Arnhem Land has given her unparalleled access into their lives and culture, and resulted in this rare glimpse into traditional Aboriginal culture. Quotes from the Aboriginal people themselves bring the photographs to life and provide an insight into the spirit of Arnhem Land. Organized into four sections, the book details the efforts of the Aboriginal people to maintain their cultural heritage. The introduction provides the reader with background information on Aboriginal history and traditional art, while the remaining three sections focus on the themes of Land, Water, and Spirit and their meaning to the Aboriginal people. Magnificent Aboriginal artworks, including rock art and bark painting, are featured throughout the book.

The book is a hardback with a dust jacket in very good condition.

Item details

Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1998
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1864363304
ISBN-13:
9781864363302
Number of pages:
168
Publisher:
New Holland Publishers Pty Ltd (AUS)

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Situated in the far reaches of the Northern Territory, Arnhem Land is one of the few regions of Australia where traditional Aboriginal culture remains intact. Author/Photographer Penny Tweedie's twenty year relationship with the people of Arnhem Land has given her unparalleled access into their lives and culture, and resulted in this rare glimpse into traditional Aboriginal culture. Quotes from the Aboriginal people themselves bring the photographs to life and provide an insight into the spirit of Arnhem Land. Organized into four sections, the book details the efforts of the Aboriginal people to maintain their cultural heritage. The introduction provides the reader with background information on Aboriginal history and traditional art, while the remaining three sections focus on the themes of Land, Water, and Spirit and their meaning to the Aboriginal people. Magnificent Aboriginal artworks, including rock art and bark painting, are featured throughout the book.

The book is a hardback with a dust jacket in very good condition.

Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1998
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1864363304
ISBN-13:
9781864363302
Number of pages:
168
Publisher:
New Holland Publishers Pty Ltd (AUS)

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