Books

View Basket

Shopping Basket

Total items: 0

Total value: $0.00

Edit basket & checkout >

X

Shopping Basket

Product has been added to your cart!

Every purchase supports QAGOMA.

There are currently no items in your cart
Thumbnail Product Qty Value

Total items: 0

Total value: $0.00

Dark Emu

Click image to enlarge

On sale!

Dark Emu


277 pages Paperback, B/W illustrations

Dark Emu puts forward an argument for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer tag for pre-colonial Aboriginal Australians. The evidence insists that Aboriginal people right across the continent were using domesticated plants, sowing, harvesting, irrigating, and storing — behaviours inconsistent with the hunter-gatherer tag. Gerritsen and Gammage in their latest books support this premise but Pascoe takes this further and challenges the hunter-gatherer tag as a convenient lie. Almost all the evidence in Dark Emu comes from the records and diaries of the Australian explorers, impeccable sources.

RRP: $20.00

Add to Cart Add to cart

Internet Price: $18