The World of the First Australians: Aboriginal Traditional Life Past and Present

Author(s): Ronald M. and Catherine H Berndt


This is the ninth printing of this classic book by Ronald and Catherine Berndt. Topics covered include social organisation, economic life, relationship with land, life cycle, religious beliefs, law and order, art, death, politics and an analysis of current developments in both Aboriginal studies and Aboriginal affairs. The comprehensive bibliography lists over 800 references which provide a detailed and authoritative introduction to Aboriginal traditional life, past and present.

1999. Fifth, revised edition. A near fine copy only marked by a very small stain to the first page.


RRP $49.95(AUD) (19% off)

Available Stock:

Add to Cart

Click & Collect

Add to Wishlist

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780855751845
  • : Aboriginal Studies Press
  • : Aboriginal Studies Press
  • : 234mm X 155mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : maps, diagrams, tables, b&w photos, bibliog , index
  • : 634
  • : 994
  • : 5R
  • : Paperback
  • : Ronald M. and Catherine H Berndt