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The Resource Ethnological studies among the north-west-central Queensland Aborigines, Walter E. Roth

Ethnological studies among the north-west-central Queensland Aborigines, Walter E. Roth

Label
Ethnological studies among the north-west-central Queensland Aborigines
Title
Ethnological studies among the north-west-central Queensland Aborigines
Statement of responsibility
Walter E. Roth
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
SUA
Citation location within source
15115
Citation source
Ferguson
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1861?-1933
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Roth, Walter Edmund
Dewey number
305.8991509943
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • CLC
  • Cambridge Library Collection Linguistics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Ethnology
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
Label
Ethnological studies among the north-west-central Queensland Aborigines, Walter E. Roth
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index and glossary
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [vii]-x) and index
Contents
The spoken language of the Pitta Pitta Aboriginals : an elementary grammar -- Tabular comparison between various selected words used in different ethnographical districts of north-west central Queensland -- Social and individual nomenclature: class systems -- The expression of ideas by manual signs: a sign language -- The search for food; pituri -- Domestic implements and utensils; fire sticks and yam-sticks; huts and shelters -- Personal ornamentation and decoration; mural painting, etc. -- Recreation: corroborees, sports and games -- Travel, trade and barter; the so-called letter or message-stick -- The maintenance of law and order: fighting, fighting weapons -- Disease, accident, death, cannibalism -- Rain-making, thunder and lightning-making -- Ethnopornography
Control code
000046302347
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xvi, 199 p., 24 leaves of plates
Isbn
9781108006170
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), geneal. tables, map
System control number
(OCoLC)690986605
Label
Ethnological studies among the north-west-central Queensland Aborigines, Walter E. Roth
Publication
Note
Includes index and glossary
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [vii]-x) and index
Contents
The spoken language of the Pitta Pitta Aboriginals : an elementary grammar -- Tabular comparison between various selected words used in different ethnographical districts of north-west central Queensland -- Social and individual nomenclature: class systems -- The expression of ideas by manual signs: a sign language -- The search for food; pituri -- Domestic implements and utensils; fire sticks and yam-sticks; huts and shelters -- Personal ornamentation and decoration; mural painting, etc. -- Recreation: corroborees, sports and games -- Travel, trade and barter; the so-called letter or message-stick -- The maintenance of law and order: fighting, fighting weapons -- Disease, accident, death, cannibalism -- Rain-making, thunder and lightning-making -- Ethnopornography
Control code
000046302347
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xvi, 199 p., 24 leaves of plates
Isbn
9781108006170
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), geneal. tables, map
System control number
(OCoLC)690986605

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