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Publication details for Prof Robert H. Layton

Layton, R.H. (1997). Representing and translating people's place in the landscape of northern Australia. In After writing culture. James, A., Hockey, J. & Dawson, A. London: Routledge. 1: 122-143.
  • Publication type: Chapter in book
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0-415-15006-X
  • Keywords: translation of culture, pragmatism

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Analyses problems of translating indigenous Australian cultural beliefs as rational, in the context of land claims. Compares the approaches used in anthropology and law.