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Billy Griffiths Billy Griffiths i(6316360 works by)
Gender: Male
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Billy Griffiths is a Sydney-based writer and historian.

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y separately published work icon Deep Time Dreaming : Uncovering Ancient Australia Carlton : Black Inc. , 2018 12791018 2018 single work autobiography

'Soon after Billy Griffiths joins his first archaeological dig as camp manager and cook, he is hooked. Equipped with a historian’s inquiring mind, he embarks on a journey through time, seeking to understand the extraordinary deep history of the Australian continent.

'Deep Time Dreaming is the passionate product of that journey. It investigates a twin revolution: the reassertion of Aboriginal identity in the second half of the twentieth century, and the uncovering of the traces of ancient Australia.

'It explores what it means to live in a place of great antiquity, with its complex questions of ownership and belonging. It is about a slow shift in national consciousness: the deep time dreaming that has changed the way many of us relate to this continent and its enduring, dynamic human history.' (Publication summary)

2019 highly commended Victorian Premier's Literary Awards Non-Fiction
2018 winner John Mulvaney Book Award
2018 shortlisted Queensland Literary Awards History Book Award
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