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Mysteries of the dream-time the spiritual life of Australian Aborigines by Cowan, James

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Published by Prism Press, Unity Press, Distributed in the USA by Avery Pub. Group in Bridport, Dorset, Lindfield, NSW, New York, NY .
Written in English


  • Aboriginal Australians -- Religion.,
  • Mythology, Aboriginal Australian.,
  • Philosophy, Aboriginal Australian.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-128) and index.

StatementJames Cowan.
LC ClassificationsGN666 .C69 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination132 p. ;
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1602844M
ISBN 101853270385
LC Control Number91138785

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