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Aboriginal gardening : plant resource management in three Central Australian communities

Nash, Daphne


This study examines modern Aboriginal plant resource management in three Central Australian communities. Reappraisal of continuing traditional practices identifies the usage of techniques which are more often associated with other forms of plant management, including gardening. Continuity of ideas and practices are reflected in people's food choices. The field studies demonstrate that in hunting and gathering trips, as well as in domestic gardening, people dealt with plants and other...[Show more]

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Date published: 1993-12
Type: Thesis (Masters)


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