From Hunting to Drinking
The Devastating Effects of Alcohol on an Australian Aboriginal Community
By (author) David McKnight
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From Hunting to Drinking by David McKnight
Book DescriptionBased 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 DetailsISBN: 9780415271516
(216mm x 140mm x 13mm)
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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