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Dark Emu Black Seeds: Agriculture or Accident?

By: Bruce Pascoe

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Magabala Books: 2014

Seller ID: A1084

ISBN: 1922142433

Condition: New

2016 NSW Premier's Literary Awards Indigenous Writers Prize Joint Winner! Dark Emu puts forward an argument for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer tag for precolonial 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 Pa... View more info