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Yolnu cosmology : an unchanging cosmos incorporating a rapidly changing world?

Rudder, John


This thesis is first and foremost a descriptive ethnography of the cosmology of the Yolnu people who live in the North East Arnhem Land region of the Northern Territory of Australia. Supplementary to that description it explores the relationship between the Yolnu presupposition of changelessness, the rapidly changing world in which they live and their cosmology. The thesis is divided into four sections. The first briefly explores the theoretical frameworks to which it relates in terms of the...[Show more]

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Date published: 1993-05
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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