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Alternative title: Macassan History and Heritage
Issue Details: First known date: 2013... 2013 Macassan History and Heritage : Journeys, Encounters and Influences
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'This book presents inter-disciplinary perspectives on the maritime journeys of the Macassan trepangers who sailed in fleets of wooden sailing vessels known as praus from the port city of Makassar in southern Sulawesi to the northern Australian coastline. These voyages date back to at least the 1700s and there is new evidence to suggest that the Macassan praus were visiting northern Australia even earlier. This book examines the Macassan journeys to and from Australia, their encounters with Indigenous communities in the north, as well as the ongoing social and cultural impact of these connections, both in Indonesia and Australia.' (Source: Publisher's website)

Notes

  • This work contains:

    1. Understanding the Macassans /​ Marshall Clark and Sally K. May

    2. Studying trepangers /​ Campbell Macknight

    3. Crossing the great divide : Australia and eastern Indonesia /​ Anthony Reid

    4. Histories with traction : Macassan contact in the framework of Muslim Australian history /​ Regina Ganter

    5. Interpreting the Macassans : language exchange in historical encounters /​ Paul Thomas

    6. Unbirri's pre-Macassan egacy, or how the Yolngu became black/​ Ian S. McIntosh

    7. 'An Arnhem Land adventure' : representations of Macassan-Indigenous Australian connections in popular geographical magazines /​ Rebecca Bilous

    8. Rock art evidence for Macassan-Aboriginal contact in northwestern Arnhem Land /​ Paul S. C. Tacon and Sally K. May

    9. Drug substances introduced by the Macassans : the mystery of the tobacco pipe /​ Maggie Brady

    10. Tangible heritage of the Macassan-Aboriginal encounter in contemporary South Sulawesi /​ Marshall Clark

    11. Traditional and 'modern' trepang fisheries on the border of the Indonesian and Australian fishing zones /​ Dedi Supriadi Adhuri

    12. Travelling the 'Malay Road' : recognising the heritage significance of the Macassan maritime trade routes /​ Sandy Blair and Nicholas Hall.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Acton, Inner Canberra, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,: Australian National University , 2013 .
      image of person or book cover 2355128757977063255.jpg
      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 238p.
      Description: illus. (some col.) and maps
      Note/s:
      • First published June 2013
      • Includes bibliography
      ISBN: 9781922144966 (pbk), 9781922144973 (eBook)

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Works about this Work

Macassan History and Heritage : Journeys, Encounters and Influences : Review Sally Brockwell , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Aboriginal History , December vol. 39 no. 2015; (p. 291-293)

— Review of Macassan History and Heritage : Journeys, Encounters and Influences Marshall Alexander Clark , 2013 single work non-fiction
Macassan History and Heritage : Journeys, Encounters and Influences : Review Sally Brockwell , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Aboriginal History , December vol. 39 no. 2015; (p. 291-293)

— Review of Macassan History and Heritage : Journeys, Encounters and Influences Marshall Alexander Clark , 2013 single work non-fiction
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