Before the Invasion. Aboriginal Life to 1788
By Colin Bourke, Colin Johnson and Isobel White.Gives a vivid overview of traditional Aboriginal life. It describes what Aborigines wore, their houses, weapons, tools, canoes, and shows their practical ingenuity and resourcefulness in making the most of what their environment offered. It also covers families, clans, roles of men and women, attitudes to children and the old; and religious world-view which determined the rhythm of their life and underlay all their laws, art and music.