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Deep Histories in Time or Crossing the Great Divide?

McGrath, Ann

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Long History, Deep Time asks whether it is possible to enlarge the scale and scope of history. If so, the vast shape-shifting continent of Australia may be a good place to start. It hosted a very long human history that endured through the great climatic epochs of the Pleistocene and Holocene. Rising and falling seas carved out new islands and coastlines, creating the larger Ice Age continent of Greater Australia that was connected to current-day New Guinea and Tasmania. Over time, its edges...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorMcGrath, Ann
dc.date.accessioned2018-11-30T01:19:05Z
dc.date.available2018-11-30T01:19:05Z
dc.identifier.isbn978-1-925022520
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/153928
dc.description.abstractLong History, Deep Time asks whether it is possible to enlarge the scale and scope of history. If so, the vast shape-shifting continent of Australia may be a good place to start. It hosted a very long human history that endured through the great climatic epochs of the Pleistocene and Holocene. Rising and falling seas carved out new islands and coastlines, creating the larger Ice Age continent of Greater Australia that was connected to current-day New Guinea and Tasmania. Over time, its edges and internal waterways facilitated different kinds of travel, and its people created worlds of their own making.
dc.format.extent1 vol.
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherANU Press
dc.relation.isversionof1st Edition
dc.rightsAuthor/s retain copyright
dc.sourceLong History, Deep Time: Deepening Histories of Place
dc.titleDeep Histories in Time or Crossing the Great Divide?
dc.typeBook chapter
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.description.refereedYes
dc.date.issued2015
local.identifier.absfor210303 - Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
local.identifier.absfor210301 - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History
local.identifier.ariespublicationu3555277xPUB44
local.publisher.urlhttp://press.anu.edu.au/
local.type.statusMetadata only
local.contributor.affiliationMcGrath, Ann, College of Arts and Social Sciences, ANU
local.identifier.absseo950503 - Understanding Australia's Past
dc.date.updated2018-11-29T08:18:42Z
local.bibliographicCitation.placeofpublicationCanberra, ACT, Australia
dcterms.accessRightsOpen Access via publisher website
CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)

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