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Archaeology on an arid coast : environmental and cultural influences on subsistence economies on the West Coast of South Australia

Nicholson, Ann Florence


This thesis examines the archaeological record on the West Coast of the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia with a view to identifying the pattern of behaviour associated with sites present on this coast. The sites are notable in that they are extensive and feature high proportions of stone artefacts but contain little or no shell material. This thesis seeks to explain the virtual absence of shells by considering a number of environmental, behavioural, demographic and cultural issues. Is the...[Show more]

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Date published: 1994
Type: Thesis (Masters)
DOI: 10.25911/5d778442bdca8


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