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An introduction to social anthropology, Volume one

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An introduction to social anthropology, Volume one
Title
An introduction to social anthropology
Title part
Volume one
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First published 1950; p.74-105; Kinship systems, 3 types - Kariera, Murngin, Aranda, various forms of totemism; Tribal areas of Karadjeri, environment & food supply, division of tribal year into 5 seasons, variety of foods; 4-section kinship, patrilineal & matrilineal names of moieties; Local organization, variation to other tribes (Nadja sub tribe example), property, government by elders; Religion & magic, powers of medicine men, killing, healing, rain making; Totemism - religious & social terms, totem dreaming by father, taboos, totemic inheritance; increase ceremonies, naming areas, description of ceremony, body decorations, some areas for increase - Birdinapa Point, fishing, Cape Bossut, parrot fish, Lagrange Bay, cockles, between Lagrange Bay & Injidan Plain, crow & pink cockatoo, east of; Lagrange, eaglehawk, Cape Bossut, nalgoo; Mythological origin of cockle, crow & pink cockatoo & eaglehawk given; Karadjeri sacred myths, Pardjida & Langgur, Yalwa & Nalgumidi, Kunbalubalu, Djarabalbal, Kargidja, Bardarangalu, Yindjiyindji; Bagadjimbiri myth, route taken commencing Nyangamada country; Initiation stages; Milya rite, circumcision, ceremony described, preparation, use of blood, bull-roarer, drinking blood, parts played by relatives, food, womens part, subincision, Bungana stage, Laribuga ceremony, Biliangu feast, Kurangada ceremony,; marriage, Midedi feast after 1 or 2 years of marriage, showing ritual objects; method of preserving ritual objects, description of ceremony; p.114-115; Wife lending, pirrauru ceremony of Dieri; p.122-127; Classificatory terminology & language of kinship, system shown in tables, behavioural patterns due to classificatory kinship, 5 indices of identification listed; p.136-138; Avoidance relationship; p.142-143; Preferential marriage; p.154; Conception beliefs; p.364-365; Sorcery, magical substances; Bibliographical commentary with each chapter; Extensive bibliography
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1905-1974
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Piddington, Ralph
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An introduction to social anthropology, Volume one
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pls.; tbls.(part fold.); maps
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M0050449
Edition
Second edition
Extent
xxvi, 442p.
Stock number
5838
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0072336
Label
An introduction to social anthropology, Volume one
Publication
Note
pls.; tbls.(part fold.); maps
Control code
M0050449
Edition
Second edition
Extent
xxvi, 442p.
Stock number
5838
System control number
0072336

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