The Resource Amongst stone age people in the Queensland wilderness / by Eric Mjoberg : translated by S.M. Fryer

Amongst stone age people in the Queensland wilderness / by Eric Mjoberg : translated by S.M. Fryer

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Amongst stone age people in the Queensland wilderness / by Eric Mjoberg : translated by S.M. Fryer
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Amongst stone age people in the Queensland wilderness / by Eric Mjoberg : translated by S.M. Fryer
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Account of expedition to north Queensland 1912-1914 with extended reference to Aboriginal customs and material culture; role of missions, traditional life; social control; territorial groupings and inheritance; religion; mythology (crow, eaglehawk, fish, turtle, animals, goanna, crocodile, kangaroo, emu, creation, celestial phenomena); after death beliefs; sorcery; medicine men; life cycle including conception and pregnancy, birth, abortion, childrearing and socialisation; concepts of body functions and organs; male and female initiation; marriage; mortuary practices; shelters; fire making; stone tools; water transport; baskets and vessels; boomerangs; clubs; spear throwers, spears; shields; hunting; fishing; gathering; cooking and food preparation; portable art; body painting and ornamentation; trade; music; ethnography derived mainly from Roth and own expeditions to Cooktown, Laura-Coleman River region of Cape York, Atherton-Tully River region rainforests and visits to Cairns and Yarrabah; views on missionaries and Mornington Island
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1882-1938
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Mjöberg, Eric
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  • Fryer, S. M.
  • John Oxley Library
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Amongst stone age people in the Queensland wilderness / by Eric Mjoberg : translated by S.M. Fryer
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Original book published by Albert Bonnier, Stockholm, 1918; Photocopy; Swedish title; Bland stenaldersmanniskor i Queenslands vildmarker
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M0068943
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iii, 242 leaves, [1] leaf of plates; map
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Open access - reading. Partial copying, closed quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
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0006621
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Amongst stone age people in the Queensland wilderness / by Eric Mjoberg : translated by S.M. Fryer
Publication
Note
Original book published by Albert Bonnier, Stockholm, 1918; Photocopy; Swedish title; Bland stenaldersmanniskor i Queenslands vildmarker
Control code
M0068943
Extent
iii, 242 leaves, [1] leaf of plates; map
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Partial copying, closed quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0006621

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