Chapter 4. Aboriginal Cultures in the Wet Tropics

  1. Nigel E. Stork Chair Head Associate Dean CEO Director Member2 and
  2. Stephen M. Turton Executive Director Associate Professor Director Councillor3
  1. Sandra Pannell

Published Online: 2 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300321.ch4

Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape

Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape

How to Cite

Pannell, S. (2008) Aboriginal Cultures in the Wet Tropics, in Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape (eds N. E. Stork and S. M. Turton), Blackwell Publishing, Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300321.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 2

    School of Resource Management and Geography, Faculty of Land and Food Resources, University of Melborne, Burnley Campus, Richmond, Victoria, Australia

  2. 3

    Australian Tropical Forest Institute, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Author Information

  1. Discipline of Anthropology and Archaeology, School of Arts and Social Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

  1. The authors were participants of Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Ecology and Management

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156431

Online ISBN: 9781444300321

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Keywords:

  • ABORIGINAL CULTURES IN THE WET TROPICS;
  • rights to culture and culture as rights;
  • aboriginal cultural self-representations - challenging and embracing views of culture;
  • boomerang-throwing image of Aboriginal culture;
  • economic efficiency or technical magic of science;
  • conclusions, implications and management considerations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The invention of culture

  • The invasion of culture

  • The collection of culture

  • A collection of cultures

  • Rights to culture and culture as rights

  • Conclusions, implications and management considerations

  • Notes

  • References