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From Hunting to Drinking
By David McKnight

From Hunting to Drinking

The Devastating Effects of Alcohol on an Australian Aboriginal Community

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From Hunting to Drinking by David McKnight

Book Description

Based on extensive ethnographic fieldwork this is a vital addition to the literature on alcohol use and problem drinking, social change and postcolonialism.From Hunting to Drinking reveals the social change witnessed over a period of 30 years by an anthropologist on Mornington Island, off the North Queensland Coast, Australia, most notably the devastating effects that alcohol has had on this community.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415271509
ISBN-10: 0415271509
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x 17mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 23-May-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David McKnight

David Mcknight is a member of the emeritus staff at the London School of Economics. He has been conducting research among Australian Aborigines for 35 years and lived with the people of Mornington Island for over five years.

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