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The Resource Eaglehawk and crow : a study of the Australian Aborigines, including an inquiry into their origin and a survey of Australian languages, John Mathew

Eaglehawk and crow : a study of the Australian Aborigines, including an inquiry into their origin and a survey of Australian languages, John Mathew

Label
Eaglehawk and crow : a study of the Australian Aborigines, including an inquiry into their origin and a survey of Australian languages
Title
Eaglehawk and crow
Title remainder
a study of the Australian Aborigines, including an inquiry into their origin and a survey of Australian languages
Statement of responsibility
John Mathew
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
AIAS
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1849-1929
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Mathew, John
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
British Library historical print collections. Geography & topography
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  • Comparative linguistics
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Australian languages
Label
Eaglehawk and crow : a study of the Australian Aborigines, including an inquiry into their origin and a survey of Australian languages, John Mathew
Link
http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-52758516/view
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Facsimile reproduction of 1899 edition published Melbourne: Melville, Mullen & Slade
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The origin of the Australian race -- The Indigenes of Australia Papuan -- The Dravidian element -- The Malay element -- Distribution -- Physical characters of the Australians -- Dwellings, clothing, implements, food -- Government, laws, institutions -- Marriage, man-making, mutilations, burial customs -- Art, corroborees -- Sorcery, superstitions, religion -- Australian languages -- Outlines of grammar -- Comparative table : 52 lists of words from 42 Australian, 3 New Hebridean, 2 Torres Strait and 5 Tasmanian languages
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
288 pages [6] leaves of plates
Isbn
9781241432782
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Eaglehawk and crow : a study of the Australian Aborigines, including an inquiry into their origin and a survey of Australian languages, John Mathew
Link
http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-52758516/view
Publication
Note
  • Facsimile reproduction of 1899 edition published Melbourne: Melville, Mullen & Slade
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The origin of the Australian race -- The Indigenes of Australia Papuan -- The Dravidian element -- The Malay element -- Distribution -- Physical characters of the Australians -- Dwellings, clothing, implements, food -- Government, laws, institutions -- Marriage, man-making, mutilations, burial customs -- Art, corroborees -- Sorcery, superstitions, religion -- Australian languages -- Outlines of grammar -- Comparative table : 52 lists of words from 42 Australian, 3 New Hebridean, 2 Torres Strait and 5 Tasmanian languages
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
288 pages [6] leaves of plates
Isbn
9781241432782
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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