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Le razze e i popoli della terra, Volume 4, Oceania, America. [Races and peoples of the world. Vol. IV]

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Le razze e i popoli della terra, Volume 4, Oceania, America. [Races and peoples of the world. Vol. IV]
Title
Le razze e i popoli della terra
Title number
Volume 4
Title part
Oceania, America. [Races and peoples of the world. Vol. IV]
Title variation
The ethnological problems of the Pacific
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Chap.1; Ethnological problems of the Pacific; prehistoric finds, Talgai, Cohuna, Keilor etc., origin theory; Chap.2; The Tasmanians, by R. Battaglia; discusses foods, local organization, ceremonial huts (George Town & Pipers Lagoon), origin, skulls of Aborigines & Tasmanians compared, historical position of Tasmanian culture; Chap.3; Australian Aboriginal peoples and culture, by R. Battaglia; comparison of physical types within Australia, discusses cephalic indices, hair colour, skin pigmentation, table of anthropometric data, citing numerous authors; ethnic groupings, enumerates tribes & nations; material culture, lists species & varieties of plant & animal food of Coopers Creek & N. Qld, method of catching game, distribution of labour; description of ground ovens found upper Glenelg & Rockingham Bay, weapons, utensils, generally; distribution in Pacific of exogamous matriarchal two-class system (gives tribes); Chap.8; Present ethnological situation in Oceania; by G. Gentilli; gives figures for Tasmanian & Australian populations before & after contact; summarizes history of extinction of Tasmanians; outlines gradual granting of citizenship rights to Aborigines, discusses quality as pastoral workers etc.; notes on employment; European influence; comments on comparative study carried out by Lommel
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Biasutti, Renato
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Battaglia, R
  • Gentilli, G
Series statement
Races and peoples of the world
Series volume
v.4
Label
Le razze e i popoli della terra, Volume 4, Oceania, America. [Races and peoples of the world. Vol. IV]
Instantiates
Note
English summary translation of reference to Indigenous Australians in the book by Renato Biasutti. see call no. B B579.67/R1
Control code
M0042562
Extent
10 leaves
Label
Le razze e i popoli della terra, Volume 4, Oceania, America. [Races and peoples of the world. Vol. IV]
Note
English summary translation of reference to Indigenous Australians in the book by Renato Biasutti. see call no. B B579.67/R1
Control code
M0042562
Extent
10 leaves

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