Notes on Australia’s cultural the depth of Australia’s civilization is being said by some that Australia civilization and cultural has only the experience depth and basis of just some 200 years how wrong they are well the Australia specific part of our cultural civilization you just over 20 years old the depth of our civilization goes thousands of years beyond that.
Those that sell Australia did not step off the boat as some primitive form of Neanderthal men with just some sort of Stone Age civilization.
They arrived here bearing within.
Them some thousands of years of European heritage and civilization Australian culture was formed using British culture at its basis indeed the former issue of modern British culture itself has to a certain extent leant upon a Latin Greek French basis the natural pizzette procession of cultural formations explains the mechanics and existence of Australian culture but in no way negates the remaining fat Australia processes are distinct possesses a distinct and unique national.
Culture of its own a Schroder is part of a wider European civilization and of the wider European cultural in 1788 we diverged along a path that was different to those of the nations in Europe but one that never nonetheless carried with it the depth of all prior European civilization especially that of Britain Shaz culture is unique and its primary basis is that garage from its native-born heritage history and environment however its depth.
Is that of the wider European civilization and cultural the concept of.
Australia and Australian Australia is a European concept the Aborigines knew the earth that they walked as simply.
As the land or the world they had no concept of Australia as a geographic.
Or continental entity it will be more correct to say that the Aborigines belong to the Dreamtime rather than to Australia the Aborigines certainly had no concept of Australia as a national entity nationalism itself is a European concept which arose in the 18th century out of the ruins of the old empires and feudal states they themselves did not constitute a nation or nations as just like the european peoples.
At a similar stage level development they were simply a collection of tribes modern rendering of tribes as nations is farcical if not downright.
Idiotic or intellectually dishonest as some writers have a vested interest whether ideological sociological insane the.
Status of some native tribes being lifted up to the status of nations no matter whether such tribes referred to are American Indian Australian Aborigine European or whatever thus the very content of the Australia and the vision destiny and identity of Australian nationalism belong solely to the new European people of the 6th continent the Australians note one knees are a part of.
Australia they are Australian insofar as they are Australian Aborigines their tribes are part of the Australian experience but they are not Australian in the European or national sense of the word as Michael Mansell.
The Aboriginal activist said I’m an Aboriginal not an Australian Aboriginal activists.
Are also known to refer to themselves as being part of the Aboriginal nations which indicators their recognition that they.