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The Resource A black civilization : a social study of an Australian tribe, by W. Lloyd Warner

A black civilization : a social study of an Australian tribe, by W. Lloyd Warner

Label
A black civilization : a social study of an Australian tribe
Title
A black civilization
Title remainder
a social study of an Australian tribe
Statement of responsibility
by W. Lloyd Warner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
See later edition for annotation
Cataloging source
ANL
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1898-1970
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Warner, W. Lloyd
Dewey number
572.9942
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GN667.A7
LC item number
W3
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Yolngu (Australian people)
Label
A black civilization : a social study of an Australian tribe, by W. Lloyd Warner
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Pt 1 A general statement : The Murngin -- Pt 2: Social structure: The local organization -- The family and kinship structure -- Age grading -- Primary adaptations and technology -- Warfare -- Pt 3: Absolute logics: Murngin magic and medicine -- A sociological interpretation of magic -- Murngin totemism I -- Murngin totemism 2 -- An interpretation of Murngin totemism and of its ritual logics -- Mortuary rites -- Interpretation of Murngin death rituals - an integration of Murngin society -- Appendix: Social change in North Australia; Murngin artefacts ; Mortuary ceremony among the Western clans of the Dua moiety; Dreams; Murngin personal names; Murngin sign language; Anthropometry; Murngin myths -- Glossary of kin, native, and technical terms
Control code
000004184259
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 594 p.[9] p. of plates
Lccn
37006105
Other physical details
ill.
Label
A black civilization : a social study of an Australian tribe, by W. Lloyd Warner
Publication
Contents
Pt 1 A general statement : The Murngin -- Pt 2: Social structure: The local organization -- The family and kinship structure -- Age grading -- Primary adaptations and technology -- Warfare -- Pt 3: Absolute logics: Murngin magic and medicine -- A sociological interpretation of magic -- Murngin totemism I -- Murngin totemism 2 -- An interpretation of Murngin totemism and of its ritual logics -- Mortuary rites -- Interpretation of Murngin death rituals - an integration of Murngin society -- Appendix: Social change in North Australia; Murngin artefacts ; Mortuary ceremony among the Western clans of the Dua moiety; Dreams; Murngin personal names; Murngin sign language; Anthropometry; Murngin myths -- Glossary of kin, native, and technical terms
Control code
000004184259
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 594 p.[9] p. of plates
Lccn
37006105
Other physical details
ill.

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