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Aborigine

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright

in A Dictionary of World History

Third edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780199685691
Published online July 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191765728
Aborigine

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An original inhabitant of Australia. The Aborigines comprise several physically distinct groups of dark‐skinned hunter‐gatherers who arrived in prehistoric times and brought with them the dingo. Before the arrival of Europeans they were scattered through the whole continent, including Tasmania. In ...

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Subjects: World History

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