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The Resource Aborigines' problems in Australia, / Frank Hansford-Miller

Aborigines' problems in Australia, / Frank Hansford-Miller

Label
Aborigines' problems in Australia
Title
Aborigines' problems in Australia
Statement of responsibility
/ Frank Hansford-Miller
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discursive study of aspects of the medical history and practices of Aboriginal people, mainly in WA; contact history (Albany region - Mokare); tribal conflict in the Albany region - role of warfare; environmental adaptation - population; violent conflict; effect of disease - influenza, whooping cough, measles; reasons for population decline; disease associated with city life - mesenteric obstruction; causes of disease discussed; alcohol use; use of medical institutions; kinship and marriage system - Mandildjara and Walbiri; genetics; history of Yagan discussed; initiation rites (male and female) - circumcision, subincision; identification with nature - comparison with European arts; bush medicines and sorcery practices; Haddon Expedition to the Torres Strait - comments on Dr Miller and the Islanders - relation to land claims
Member of
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Hansford-Miller, Frank
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
History of medicine in Western Australia,
Series volume
no. 12
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
Target audience
adult
Label
Aborigines' problems in Australia, / Frank Hansford-Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "This new title is an abbreviated and more relevant wording of the previously announced Aborigines' medical problems in early colonial Western Australia"
  • Photocopy
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: leavesp. 168-173
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
178 leaves.
Isbn
9781862840140
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Aborigines' problems in Australia, / Frank Hansford-Miller
Publication
Note
  • "This new title is an abbreviated and more relevant wording of the previously announced Aborigines' medical problems in early colonial Western Australia"
  • Photocopy
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: leavesp. 168-173
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
178 leaves.
Isbn
9781862840140
Other physical details
ill.

Library Locations

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