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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 Melbourne Dreaming: A Guide to Important Places of the Past and Present
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'Melbourne Dreaming is both a guide book and social history of Melbourne, and the events and cultural traditions that have shaped local Aboriginal people's lives. It aims to show where to look to gain a better understanding of the rich heritage and complex culture of Aboriginal people in Melbourne both before and since colonisation...' (Source: Melbourne Dreaming, 2014:vi)

Notes

  • This revised edition of Melbourne Dreaming includes:

    • a variety of landscapes from beaches, parklands, camping places, historical sites, exhibitions, cultural displays and buildings – arranged into seven precincts
    • sites in the city, surrounding suburbs and outer areas
    • historical sites like shell middens, scarred trees, wells, fish traps, mounds and quarries
    • significant sites of colonial contact
    • sites that are the focus of contemporary life.
  • Other formats: Also online

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,: Aboriginal Studies Press , 2014 .
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      Extent: 256p.
      Edition info: 2nd
      Description: col. illus.
      Note/s:
      • Published September 2014
      • Includes Bibliography, List of organisations, and Glossary.
      ISBN: 9781922059710pbk

Works about this Work

[Review Essay] Melbourne Dreaming : A Guide to Important Places of the Past and Present (2nd Edn) Christina Eira , 2015 single work
— Appears in: Australian Aboriginal Studies , December no. 2 2015; (p. 798-79)

— Review of Melbourne Dreaming: A Guide to Important Places of the Past and Present Meyer Eidelson 2014 single work information book

'The new edition of Melbourne Dreaming is a complete revision, update and expansion of the 1997 The Melbourne Dreaming: a guide to the Aboriginal places of Melbourne. Eidelson brings to this second edition 24 years of experience as owner of Melbourne Walks and the benefit of his active participation in local Aboriginal initiatives and in raising awareness of Aboriginal presence and history among the general public. The result is a well-researched volume that both satisfies local protocols and provides a means of access to Aboriginal perspectives on the sites and histories of Melbourne and immediate surrounds.'  (Introduction)

[Review Essay] Melbourne Dreaming : A Guide to Important Places of the Past and Present (2nd Edn) Christina Eira , 2015 single work
— Appears in: Australian Aboriginal Studies , December no. 2 2015; (p. 798-79)

— Review of Melbourne Dreaming: A Guide to Important Places of the Past and Present Meyer Eidelson 2014 single work information book

'The new edition of Melbourne Dreaming is a complete revision, update and expansion of the 1997 The Melbourne Dreaming: a guide to the Aboriginal places of Melbourne. Eidelson brings to this second edition 24 years of experience as owner of Melbourne Walks and the benefit of his active participation in local Aboriginal initiatives and in raising awareness of Aboriginal presence and history among the general public. The result is a well-researched volume that both satisfies local protocols and provides a means of access to Aboriginal perspectives on the sites and histories of Melbourne and immediate surrounds.'  (Introduction)

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