The Resource A study of polygamous marriage with special reference to north Australia and Papua - New Guinea and the attitude thereto of Administration and Christian missions

A study of polygamous marriage with special reference to north Australia and Papua - New Guinea and the attitude thereto of Administration and Christian missions

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A study of polygamous marriage with special reference to north Australia and Papua - New Guinea and the attitude thereto of Administration and Christian missions
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A study of polygamous marriage with special reference to north Australia and Papua - New Guinea and the attitude thereto of Administration and Christian missions
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Summary
Surveys work of social anthropologists on origin and basis of marriage, reviews theology and history of Christian marriage, states policies of mission bodies working among polygamous natives; p.63-98; Polygyny among the Australian Aborigines, lists names of missionaries replying to questionnaire, text of questionnaire, advantages of polygyny, disadvantages, economic basis, prestige, tradition, hindrance to development of monogamy, decrease in polygyny (Aurukun, Port Keats, Groote Eylandt, Bathurst Island, Moola Bulla), polygyny in Arnhem Land, methods of acquiring wives (normal bestowal, levirate, theft or capture), theories on cause of polygyny, status of women, effects of decrease in polygyny, attitudes of Roman Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran and Baptist missions, changes in attitude by Methodist and Presbyterian missions and at Hermannsburg; Administration attitude - Queensland, Thursday Island, Western Australia, north Australia
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Wyllie, Mabel G.
Date time place
1951
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M.A. Thesis - Sydney University
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A study of polygamous marriage with special reference to north Australia and Papua - New Guinea and the attitude thereto of Administration and Christian missions
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M0054671
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22, 180 p.
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Open access - reading. Closed copying & quotation Principal and/or Depositor's permission. Not for Inter-Library Loan
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0078453
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A study of polygamous marriage with special reference to north Australia and Papua - New Guinea and the attitude thereto of Administration and Christian missions
Publication
Note
tbls
Control code
M0054671
Extent
22, 180 p.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Closed copying & quotation Principal and/or Depositor's permission. Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0078453

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