Eight Wurundjeri Seasons in Melbourne, The. By Jim Poulter

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Previous attempts to define Aboriginal seasons in the Melbourne area have been unduly influenced by European concepts of four seasons, each occupying a fixed three month period. Aboriginal society however worked on a 13 month lunar cycle with each season relating not only to the prevailing weather, but also to the particular human activities associated with each season. In close consultation with Wurundjeri Elders the author has identified eight traditional seasons in the Melbourne area, each of which has a predominant seasonal activity.

ISBN: 9780949196309

 

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Book Reviews 3 reviews for Eight Wurundjeri Seasons in Melbourne, The. By Jim Poulter

  1. Claire

    I would like to order this publication. Will it be reprinted? Thank you

    • Rosemary Cameron

      Yes Claire – it must be temporarily out of stock. I’ll ask our Bookshop Manager to chase it up and get back to you when it is in stock. Kind regards
      Rosemary Cameron

  2. Elizabeth Craven

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Previous attempts to define Aboriginal seasons in the Melbourne area have been unduly influenced by European concepts of four seasons, each occupying a fixed three month period. Aboriginal society however worked on a 13 month lunar cycle with each season relating not only to the prevailing weather, but also to the particular human activities associated with each season. In close consultation with Wurundjeri Elders the author has identified eight traditional seasons in the Melbourne area, each of which has a predominant seasonal activity.

ISBN: 9780949196309

 

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Weight 0.09 kg
Dimensions 30 × 21 × 0.2 cm

Book Reviews 3 reviews for Eight Wurundjeri Seasons in Melbourne, The. By Jim Poulter

  1. Claire

    I would like to order this publication. Will it be reprinted? Thank you

    • Rosemary Cameron

      Yes Claire – it must be temporarily out of stock. I’ll ask our Bookshop Manager to chase it up and get back to you when it is in stock. Kind regards
      Rosemary Cameron

  2. Elizabeth Craven

    I have read an article on Vimeo regarding the book and I can’t wait to read it

  3. Elizabeth Craven

    I haven’t read it but I have read a great review of it on vimeo and would like to get a copy

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