Hierarchies of knowledge and the tyranny of text: archaeology, ethnohistory and oral traditions in Australian archaeological interpretation

Barker, Bryce (2006) Hierarchies of knowledge and the tyranny of text: archaeology, ethnohistory and oral traditions in Australian archaeological interpretation. In: The social archaeology of Australian indigenous societies. Aboriginal Studies Press, Canberra, Australia, pp. 72-84. ISBN 0855754990

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Abstract

This paper examines how different ways of knowing about the past are used on the formulation of archaeological models. It uses a case study from the Whitsunday Islands off the central Queensland coast.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Permanent restricted access to paper due to publisher copyright restrictions. Print copy held in USQ Library at call no. 305.89915 Soc. Information about this work at http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/aboriginal_studies_press/find_a_book/anthropologyarchaeology/social_arch
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Arts - Department of Humanities and International Studies
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 01:09
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:45
Uncontrolled Keywords: oral traditions; archaeology; Norman Tindale; Walter Roth; Ngaro people
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 21 History and Archaeology > 2101 Archaeology > 210101 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Archaeology
21 History and Archaeology > 2103 Historical Studies > 210301 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2002 Cultural Studies > 200201 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Studies
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9503 Heritage > 950304 Conserving Intangible Cultural Heritage
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/2561

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