The Resource A life in words: : history and society in Saibai Island (Torres Strait) tombstones, Richard Davis

A life in words: : history and society in Saibai Island (Torres Strait) tombstones, Richard Davis

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A life in words: : history and society in Saibai Island (Torres Strait) tombstones
Title
A life in words:
Title remainder
history and society in Saibai Island (Torres Strait) tombstones
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Richard Davis
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the social context and meaning related to tombstone opening, Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Qld; background social history of Saibai society; significance of changes in tombstone epitaph; epitaph text as Saibai autobiography - textual content as a form of history; personal and family narratives relation to national context; iconic symbols of affiliation - organisations, church, clan; social role of the dead - ghosts and spirits
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1965-
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Davis, Richard
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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A life in words: : history and society in Saibai Island (Torres Strait) tombstones, Richard Davis
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Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 186-187
Extent
p. [171]-187
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A life in words: : history and society in Saibai Island (Torres Strait) tombstones, Richard Davis
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 186-187
Extent
p. [171]-187

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