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

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Eaglehawk and crow : a study of the Australian Aborigines including an inquiry into their origin and a survey of Australian languages
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Eaglehawk and crow
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a study of the Australian Aborigines including an inquiry into their origin and a survey of Australian languages
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Summary
Theories of origin, Mainland & Tasmanian Aborigines, Papuan, Malay & Dravidian immigration, physical comparisons, extra & intra-Australian; origin legends - Murray River, Gippsland, Narrinyeri; eaglehawk & crow classes, associated mythology upper Murray, Darling River, Maneroo, Dippil, Meenung, Brisbane River; brief outline of class systems Gippsland, Narrinyeri, Kabi; comparison of Australian and Tasmanian implements, dwellings, customs (corroborees, initiation, firemaking, cannibalism); language evidence, tables of 21 words, English - Tasmanian - Australian (selected dialects), tables of 36 words, English - Tasmanian Victorian; Chap.3; The Dravidian element, resemblances in kinship, linguistics; Chap.4; Malayan element - linguistics, physical appearance, route of migration, Malay words appearing on Darling River, Evelyn Creek, south coast Qld, Halifax Bay, Cloncurry River, Burketown; table of 7 words English - Victorian - Western Australia; Chap.5; Distribution of population, migrations traced linguistically, table showing characteristic affinities (21 words) English - S.W. of W.A. - coast of Great Australian Bight - Lake Amadeus - E. Watershed of Lake Eyre and Torrens - Upper basin of Paroo & Warrego - N.W. central Queensland - Burdekin watershed - coast near Burdekin River - New Guinea; Chap.6 Physical characteristics, mentality and morals; Chap.7; Dwellings (Aust.), clothing (Port Mackay, Central Aust., Wide bay & Burnett districts, Halifax Bay, Daly River), scarification (Aust.), weapons & stone implements (Australia) supply of vegetables food (N.W. of N.S.W., S. Queensland, Murrumbidgee & Lachlan Rivers), method of cooking meat (Victoria); Chap.8; Marriage laws, classes (Kamilaroi, Kurnai, Mount Gambier, Kabi); general view of Aust. class systems (Gippsland, central & north Victoria, lower Murray & lower Darling, Upper Murray & Maneroo tableland, south coast Qld., Mackay, west of Balonne River, Narrinyeri, Port Lincoln, Urabunna west of Lake Eyre, Arunta at Macdonnel Ranges, De Grey River, Nickol Bay, New Norcia, Albany, Pitta Pitta, Kalkadoon, Miubbi, Workoboongo, Wollangama, Purgoma - N. of Townsville, Jouon sub-tribe, Cooktown (last 7 from Roth), Cape Grafton, Mulgrave River & lower Barron); notes on totems Narrinyeri, Mount Gambier, Arunta); Chap.9; Betrothal (Gippsland, Kabi), initiation, Kabi, Daly River), mourning & burial (E. coast of Queensland, Encounter Bay, Lachlan & Murrumbidgee, Burnett district, Kamilaroi, Murunuda of S. Gregory district, Ruby Creek, Kimberley); Chap.10; Notes on rock paintings (Clacks Island, Nardoo Creek, Chasm Island, Glenelg River, details of painting discovered by Grey & Bradshaw, comparison with Indian mythological paintings; paintings at Glen Isla; carvings in Sydney neighborhood; Chap.11; Medicine men (Kabi), method of bleeding a patient; Narrinyeri sorcery; earth mounds of Darkinung used in initiation, deities (Kamilaroi, Wiradhuri, Pikumbul, Illawarra, Narrinyeri, Arunta, Diyeri Sumatran equivalents; Chap.12; Outline of Australian languages, fundamental principles of word structure, phonetic system, points of contact between Australian and new Hebridean languages, table of analogies, English - Malay - Tasmanian Australian - Tannese (Australian words from Kabi, Darling River, upper Cape River, Central Australia, Gippsland, Kamilaroi, Daiyeri, Saibai); outline of grammar; table of Australian & N.G. numerals compared (Saibai, Mackay, Diamantina River, Gippsland, E. coast of Cape York Peninsula, Cape River, Burdekin), table of showing Australian variants of New Guinea forms, table of pronouns (Saibai, Kowrarega, Bloomfield, Kabi, Turrubul, Kamilaroi, Diyeri, Perth; Chap.13; Grammatical sketch of Tasmanian & 5 Australian dialects (Wimmera, Kabi (Mary River), Diyeri, Macdonnell Ranges); specimen of Kabi with interlinear translation; p.207-272; Comparative table of approximately 225 words listed - Tasmania (vocabularies from Curr, Dove, dEntrecasteaux, Jorgenson, Lhotsky, Norman,
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1849-1929
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Mathew, John
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  • Curr, Edward
  • Dove, Thomas
  • Entrecasteaux, Antoine Raymond Joseph de Bruni
  • Jorgenson, Jorgen
  • Lhotsky, John
  • Péron, François
  • Günther, James
  • Ridley, William
  • Taplin, George
  • MacGregor, William
  • Kempe, Adolf Hermann
  • Gason, Samuel
  • Teichelmann, C. G.
  • Schürmann, C. W.
  • Threlkeld, L. E.
  • Willshire, William Henry
  • Elder Scientific Exploring Expedition
  • Hood, Nancy
  • Davey, Humphrey
  • Mitchell, John F. H
  • Mitchell, James
  • Hopkins, W
  • Shearer, W
  • Whitfield, George
  • Campbell, Duncan M
  • Marchall, W. G
  • McKeddie, George
  • Bradshaw, Joseph
  • Froggatt, Walter W.
  • Ward, J
  • Hey, N.
  • Hislop, Robert
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Eaglehawk and crow : a study of the Australian Aborigines including an inquiry into their origin and a survey of Australian languages
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https://archive.org/details/eaglehawkandcro00mathgoog
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Publication
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M0051552
Extent
xvi, 288 p.
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Not for Inter-Library Loan
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ill., pls.; tbls.; maps (pt fold.)
Stock number
1773
System control number
0073896
Label
Eaglehawk and crow : a study of the Australian Aborigines including an inquiry into their origin and a survey of Australian languages
Link
https://archive.org/details/eaglehawkandcro00mathgoog
Publication
Control code
M0051552
Extent
xvi, 288 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill., pls.; tbls.; maps (pt fold.)
Stock number
1773
System control number
0073896

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