A Concise Companion to Aboriginal History

Front Cover
Rosenberg, 2008 - Reference - 264 pages
This book provides an overview of Australian Aboriginal history from creation stories involving the Dreaming through to Aboriginal cultural and political activity in the 21st century. Its alphabetically arranged entries include biographies, historical events, pioneering work by anthropologists, historical controversies, literature and sport, and a number of social issues. Malcolm Prentis has paid a particular attention to covering all regions of Australia and the Torres Strait Islands, and all periods of recorded history.
As well, the book includes photographs, maps, population tables, a dateline and a bibliography.

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

About the author (2008)

Malcolm Prentis is an Associate Professor of History at the Australian Catholic University.

Bibliographic information