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Title: Inside information: settlement and alliance in the late Holocene of Northeastern New South Wales
Contributor(s): Godwin, Luke  (author); Lourandos, Harry (supervisor); Morwood, Mike (supervisor); Davidson, Iain  (supervisor)orcid 
Conferred Date: 1992
Copyright Date: 1990
Open Access: Yes
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/22257
Abstract: This thesis has two primary aims. The first is to examine a range of ethnohistorical and archaeological data in an attempt to establish the patterns of settlement and subsistence of the prehistoriC Aboriginal inhabitants of northeastern New South Wales. I focus particular attention on the New England Tablelands and the rugged gorge country lying between the coastal hinterland and the tablelands. Secondly, I will describe the patterns of social intercourse and alliance in the region, using both historic and archaeological data. I will then consider the relationship between these, and social arrangements seen elsewhere in Australia. Finally, I will examine the potential of information theory to explain the processes and changes which occurred in the New England area and across Australia during the middle and late Holocene.
Publication Type: Thesis Doctoral
Rights Statement: Copyright 1990 - Luke Godwin
HERDC Category Description: T2 Thesis - Doctorate by Research
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