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Symbolic Revolutions and the Australian Archaeological Record

Brumm, Adam; Moore, Mark


Australia was colonized by at least 40,000 bp and scientists agree that the continent was only ever occupied by anatomically and behaviourally modern humans. Australia thus offers an alternative early record for the archaeological expression of behavioural modernity. This review finds that the pattern of change in the Australian archaeological sequence bears remarkable similarity to the pattern from the Lower to Upper Palaeolithic in the Old World, a finding that is inconsistent with the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Cambridge Archaeological Journal
DOI: 10.1017/S0959774305000089


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