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Australias Aborigines : their life and culture, Frederick D. McCarthy

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Australias Aborigines : their life and culture
Title
Australias Aborigines
Title remainder
their life and culture
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Frederick D. McCarthy
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Subject
Summary
Theory of origin, general physical appearance, intelligence; economic life, womens life, methods of fishing, techniques collecting foods, cooking; distribution of food within family, food taboos, water resources, uses of signs (smoke signals, hand signs); stone implements, types of dress and body ornaments, baskets etc., weapons; social organization - tribal fights, law, revenge parties (Kurdaitcha); land, song ownership; communication; religious beliefs (Central Australia, Kimberleys, Arnhem Land), culture heroes, general rituals belonging to beliefs e.g. (Gunabibi ceremony); Cape York hero cults; increase ceremonies, totemic beliefs, magic and medicine men, rites for the dead and types of burial; art - types, materials and methods used; pre-European cultural influence historical background
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1905-1997
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McCarthy, Frederick D.
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Ethnology
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Dreamtime (Aboriginal Australian mythology)
Label
Australias Aborigines : their life and culture, Frederick D. McCarthy
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Include bibliographical references and index
Control code
M0047133
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
200 unnumbered p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 donated from W.E.H. Stanner collection
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps, ports.
System control number
0067667
Label
Australias Aborigines : their life and culture, Frederick D. McCarthy
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Include bibliographical references and index
Control code
M0047133
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
200 unnumbered p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 donated from W.E.H. Stanner collection
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps, ports.
System control number
0067667

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