From Hunting to Drinking

From Hunting to Drinking

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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.built. environment. Traditionally, there were three main types of shelters. The simplest was a windbreak (wunkurr) ... In the village in the mid-1960s, there were about a dozen wooden houses consisting of one bedroom, a small kitchen and a anbsp;...

Title:From Hunting to Drinking
Author:David McKnight
Publisher:Routledge - 2003-09-02


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