Crossing the great divide: Australia and eastern Indonesia
The enterprise of understanding �Macassan history and heritage� is one of valorising the many crossings of the gulf between northern Australia and eastern Indonesia. To do justice to those crossings, however, we must first of all clarify the immensity of the gulf itself, which I will call �the Great Divide�. Viewed in the long term, it is a divide more fundamental than that between any other two neighbours in the world, and the crossings of it were no mean feat. Once humans extended the use of...[Show more]
|Collections||ANU Press (1965-Present)|
|Source:||Macassan History and Heritage: Journeys, Encounters and Influences|
|Book Title:||Macassan History and Heritage: Journeys, Encounters and Influences|
|Access Rights:||Open Access via publisher website|
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