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Dark Emu by Bruce Pascoe

Dark Emu by Bruce Pascoe

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A Paradigm-Shifting Book on Precolonial Aboriginal Australian

Dark Emu" by Bruce Pascoe, a book that challenges the widely held belief that precolonial Aboriginal Australians were solely hunter-gatherers. Pascoe presents compelling evidence that suggests otherwise, arguing that Aboriginal people were using domesticated plants and sophisticated agricultural practices, including sowing, harvesting, irrigating and storing.

Immerse yourself in Pascoe's work and discover how this powerful evidence is inconsistent with the hunter-gatherer tag. Gerritsen and Gammage's books support this premise, but Pascoe takes it further, challenging the hunter-gatherer tag as a convenient lie. This groundbreaking book invites readers to look at Australian history in a completely new light.

"Dark Emu" provides a fresh perspective on precolonial Aboriginal Australians and their way of life. Readers will learn about the complexity of Aboriginal societies and their advanced agricultural practices that have been overlooked in mainstream historical narratives.

"Dark Emu" offers a wealth of evidence and data to support its claims, allowing readers to gain a deeper understanding of the topic. Through meticulous research, Pascoe presents a compelling argument that will challenge readers' existing beliefs and encourage them to think critically.

Pascoe's argument is sure to challenge readers' existing beliefs and encourage them to think critically and outside the box. By questioning the accuracy of mainstream historical narratives, "Dark Emu" will improve readers' critical thinking skills and inspire them to challenge other dominant narratives.

"Dark Emu" offers a window into the rich culture and history of Aboriginal Australians. By reading this book, readers will gain a greater appreciation of Aboriginal culture and the complexity of their societies.

With impeccable sources and evidence from the records and diaries of Australian explorers, "Dark Emu" is an essential read for anyone interested in Australian history, Aboriginal culture, and critical thinking. This paradigm-shifting book challenges mainstream historical narratives and offers a fresh perspective on precolonial Aboriginal Australians. 

278 pages
13 cm x 21 cm

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