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Motor vehicles in central Australian Aboriginal society: some preliminary notes

Nash, David

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We collect observations about the growing Aboriginal use of motor vehicles in central Australia (outside the large towns). These tend to show that Aboriginal people have adapted and incorporated the motor vehicle to the greatest degree of any piece of introduced technology. Observations are included about vehicle acquisition and repair and maintenance, their social incorporation, transfer of ownership, and Aboriginal style of road-building.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1986
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/11800

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