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Shared landscapes: archaeologies of attachment and the pastoral industry in New South Wales

Harrison, Rodney (2004). Shared landscapes: archaeologies of attachment and the pastoral industry in New South Wales. Studies in the Cultural Construction of Open Space. Sydney, Australia: UNSW Press.

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Abstract

Shows that pastoral heritage is more than just 'woolsheds and homesteads', the showpieces of white, male settler colonial economies. Pastoral heritage is the product of the mutual histories of Aboriginal and settler Australians. It is a form of heritage that is both in, and a part of, the landscape. His 'archaeological' approach to the heritage of the pastoral industry involves both recording sites and excavating attachments to community heritage.

Item Type: Authored Book
Copyright Holders: 2004 Department of Environment and Conservation (NSW)
ISBN: 0-86840-559-0, 978-0-86840-559-9
Extra Information: Winner of the 2006 Australian Archaeological Association’s John Mulvaney Book Award and the 2008 Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology's Graham Connah Award for best publication on historical archaeology in Australia or New Zealand
Keywords: heritage; pastoral industry; colonialism; history; identity
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > History
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: OpenSpace Research Centre (OSRC)
Item ID: 7023
Depositing User: Rodney Harrison
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2007
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2010 05:37
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/7023
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