Mining and Indigenous Lifeworlds in Australia and Papua New Guinea

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Mining and Indigenous Lifeworlds in Australia and Papua New Guinea - Rumsey, Alan (Editor)
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This volume gives a vital and unique insight into the effects of mining and other forms of resource extraction upon the indigenous peoples of Australia and Papua New Guinea. Based on extensive fieldwork, it offers a comparative focus on indigenous cosmologies and their articulation or disjunction with the forces of 'development'. A central dimension of contrast is that Australia as a 'settled' continent has had wholesale dispossession of Aboriginal land, while in Papua New Guinea more than 95% of the land surface remains ...

Mining and Indigenous Lifeworlds in Australia and Papua New Guinea 2004, Sean Kingston Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780954557232

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Mining and Indigenous Lifeworlds in Australia and Papua New Guinea 2004, Sean Kingston Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780954557249

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