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FIRE AND THE STORY OF BURNING COUNTRY (Signed Copy) by  et al) Cape York Elders and Community Leaders (Dr. Tommy George - Signed First Edition - 2013 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

FIRE AND THE STORY OF BURNING COUNTRY (Signed Copy)

by Cape York Elders and Community Leaders (Dr. Tommy George, et al)

Condition: Near Fine


Australia: Cyclops Press , 2013. 107pp., illustrated endpapers. Photographic, colour-plate illustrations throughout (photography by Peter McConchie). Oblong (landscape) format hardcover. Book clean. Backstrip firm and square. Colour, photographically-illustrated boards undamaged. Signed by photographer/recorder Peter McConchie on title page, else textblock unmarked. From the rear cover: "Soon after the devastating Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria, February 2009, I was contacted by Elders from Cape York, Far North Queensland, expressing their sadness at the tragic loss of life through the fires. The Elders invited me to record the story of traditional land management with fire that has been successfully practiced across our continent for tens of thousands of years. This is their story. Told in the hope that we can transform the way we view our connection to the land and with this pay respect to the expertise of the Traditional Custodians of Australia as leaders in land management." Peter McConchie. Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Introduction, Chapter 1/ Mulong Country. Thaypan Country. 2/ Kaanju Ngaachi. Biographies, Acks. Book weight approx. 710g. . Signed By Photographer/Recorder . First Edition. Hardcover [Oblong]. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".
  • Bookseller: Diversity Books AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 013382
  • Title: FIRE AND THE STORY OF BURNING COUNTRY (Signed Copy)
  • Author: Cape York Elders and Community Leaders (Dr. Tommy George, et al)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0980561949
  • ISBN 13: 9780980561944
  • Publisher: Cyclops Press
  • Place: Australia
  • Date published: 2013
  • Keywords: Aboriginal Australia, Cape York Peninsula (Queensland), Fire Ecology, Indigenous Land Management, Signed Books, Cape York Elders (George, Dr. Tommy), Pictorial Works
  • Bookseller catalogs: Australiana; Australian Aboriginal History;
  • Subjects: SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General; TRAVEL / Australia & Oceania;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"


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