Dark Emu: Black Seeds: Agriculture or Accident?


Dark Emu puts forward an argument for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer tag for pre-colonial Aboriginal Australians. The evidence insists that Aboriginal people right across the continent were using domesticated plants, sowing, harvesting, irrigating and storing – behaviors inconsistent with the hunter-gatherer tag. Gerritsen and Gammage in their latest books support this premise but Pascoe takes this further and challenges the hunter-gatherer tag as a convenient lie. Almost all the evidence comes from the records and diaries of the Australian explorers, impeccable sources.

Publisher: Magabala Books

Date Published: 2014

Book Condition: Very good soft cover with some minor corner bumping, surface and edge wear to covers.

ISBN: 9781922142436


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