Gillen's Modest Record - His journal of the Spencer-Gillen anthropological expedition across Australia, 1901 - 02. Edited by Philip Jones
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An illuminating account of an extraordinary voyage of intellectual discovery.
Francis Gillen and Baldwin Spencer's expedition through the cultures and territories of a dozen Aboriginal societies at the turn of the twentieth century gave them anthropological insights that lead to a fresh understanding of Aboriginal religion, art and relationships to land.
Philip Jones has meticulously edited the journal, adding unpublished photographs, an introduction and an afterword.
This book is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand Australia's cultural history.
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