The Resource Bland vilda Djur och Folk i Australien [Amongst wild animals and people in Australia]

Bland vilda Djur och Folk i Australien [Amongst wild animals and people in Australia]

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Bland vilda Djur och Folk i Australien [Amongst wild animals and people in Australia]
Title
Bland vilda Djur och Folk i Australien [Amongst wild animals and people in Australia]
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Subject
Summary
General account of Swedish scientific expedition to the Kimberleys, 1910-1913; p.61-72; Appearance of Carnarvon natives, Bernier & Dorie Is. hospitals, employment of Aborigines on Kimberley stations, prisoners at Roebourne; p.201-214; General appearance of Aborigines, diet, Bunya Bunya feast, adaptation to environment; p.222-227; Hunting small game, fishing methods, insect & plant foods, bunyip beliefs, punishment for infidelity, details of clan system; p.228-231; Status of women, rearing of children, games; p.232-243; Shields of Herberton plateau described, Kimberley corkwood shields, spears, spearheads, boomerang, Fitzroy R. - fight observed, clubs, wooden utensils, bull-roarer & its uses, stone axes; p.246-248; Rock painting & engraving, examples from Pt. Hedland, pearlshell carving; p.249-254; Languages, smoke signals, message sticks (Cape York example from previous expedition noted), explanation, vocabularies of Nookanbah & St. George Ra. (58 items each); p.270281; Search for burials 7m. from Skeleton Hill, platform burial found, Aboriginal camp site, cave burial at Skeleton Hill p.282-297; Death & burial of local native, mourning, inquest, vengeance party; p.298-333; Scarification, distribution of Christmas presents to native employees at Noonkanbah, half castes, method of hunting emu, corroboree, instruments, singing, bachelors courting dance; p.341-347; Fitzroy Crossing, bee hunting, appearnace of Aborigines in Oscar Ra., fish poisoning near Fitzroy R.; p.352-363; Fire making, Christmas Ck. burial found; p.368-382; Rain making, Curts Spring (St. George Ra.), bloodletting south of Fitzroy R.; p.398-416; Appearance of men in northern St. George Ra., fly protection headband, crocodile eggs eaten; p.425-452; Mission at Broome, pearling industry described, smoke signals Ninety Mile Beach; p.459-476; Dampier Land, fire making, body decoration, appearance of bridegroom, plant pigments, brushes
Action
  • Special requirements: damaged cover -- handle with care and support with book cushion.
  • Conservation details: previous repair to back joint of cover with yellow adhesive tape -- linen tape repairs inside front cover and spine -- structurally unstable, requires conservation binding.
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1882-1938
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Mjöberg, Eric
Date time place
1915
Label
Bland vilda Djur och Folk i Australien [Amongst wild animals and people in Australia]
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Publication
Note
  • pls.(pt.col.); ports.; maps
  • Loose copy available for photocopying ; Shelved with original in RB
  • Summary translation available
Control code
M0048938
Extent
524p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
3968
System control number
0070088
Label
Bland vilda Djur och Folk i Australien [Amongst wild animals and people in Australia]
Publication
Note
  • pls.(pt.col.); ports.; maps
  • Loose copy available for photocopying ; Shelved with original in RB
  • Summary translation available
Control code
M0048938
Extent
524p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
3968
System control number
0070088

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