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An adjustment movement in Arnhem Land : Northern Territory of Australia, by Ronald M. Berndt

Label
An adjustment movement in Arnhem Land : Northern Territory of Australia
Title
An adjustment movement in Arnhem Land
Title remainder
Northern Territory of Australia
Statement of responsibility
by Ronald M. Berndt
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Book is dedicated to Badangga and Buramara; describes reactions to social and cultural change by some Elcho Islander men; this reaction is called by the authors 'an adjustment movement centred around the Memorial' (the Elcho Island Memorial); discusses circumstances in which movement came into being; ritual aspects; the making of the Administration; bringing together of all the Wulamba through the rangga; building the Memorial (inscription given with translation); reorientation of marriage choices; setting up a council; sermons delivered by Badangga; attitudes towards education policy; political implications; aim for independence and equality with Europeans; increasing trend towards secularization
Member of
Cataloging source
QU
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1916-1990
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Berndt, Ronald M.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Oceania monograph,
Series volume
54
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  • Badangga
  • Burramarra, David
  • Wolili, Willy
  • Aboriginal Australians
Label
An adjustment movement in Arnhem Land : Northern Territory of Australia, by Ronald M. Berndt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Includes a preface to facsimile by Annette Hamilton
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [105]-107
Control code
000026357438
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Facsim. ed.
Extent
112 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781864876444
Other physical details
ill., map, ports., folded geneal. table
Label
An adjustment movement in Arnhem Land : Northern Territory of Australia, by Ronald M. Berndt
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Includes a preface to facsimile by Annette Hamilton
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [105]-107
Control code
000026357438
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Facsim. ed.
Extent
112 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781864876444
Other physical details
ill., map, ports., folded geneal. table

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