Abstract

[Excerpt] When Michel Lorblanchet began his substantive research at the Pilbara’s (then) Dampier Island, there were few professional rock art scholars in Australia. They were supported by a few enthusiastic private researchers, most of whom attended the memorable conference convened in 1974 by the imaginative, newly appointed Principal of the (then) Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, Peter Ucko. This comprehensive and extended meeting reviewed the state of knowledge in various Aboriginal studies disciplines and suggested goals for future research within Aboriginal Australia. Several seminal publications resulted, most relevantly, the art volume edited by Ucko. These publications set Aboriginal studies within a global perspective and illuminated the potential for research. …

 
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Mulvaney, 2018. Tech. Rep. Aust. Mus., Online 27: 1–2
Author
D. John Mulvaney
Year
2018
Title
Petroglyphs of Dampier—foreword. In Archaeology and Petroglyphs of Dampier (Western Australia), an Archaeological Investigation of Skew Valley and Gum Tree Valley, ed. Graeme K. Ward and Ken Mulvaney
Serial Title
Technical Reports of the Australian Museum online
Volume
27
Start Page
1
End Page
2
DOI
10.3853/j.1835-4211.27.2018.1684
Language
English
Date Published
19 December 2018
Cover Date
19 December 2018
ISSN
ISSN 1835-4211 (online)
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Subjects
ARCHAEOLOGY; ABORIGINES: AUSTRALIAN; ANTHROPOLOGY; ROCK ART
Digitized
19 December 2018
Available Online
19 December 2018
Reference Number
1684
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