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By Brad Duncan,Martin Gibbs

This publication explores the old and archaeological facts of the relationships among a coastal neighborhood and the shipwrecks that experience happened alongside the southern Australian coastline during the last a hundred and sixty years. It strikes past a spotlight on shipwrecks as occasions and indicates the quick and long-term fiscal, social and symbolic importance of wrecks and strandings to the folk at the coastline. This quantity attracts on vast oral histories, documentary and archaeological study to ascertain the tensions in the neighborhood, negotiating its approach among its roles as shipwreck saviours and salvors.

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