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The Resource Nomads of the Australian desert, Charles P. Mountford

Nomads of the Australian desert, Charles P. Mountford

Label
Nomads of the Australian desert
Title
Nomads of the Australian desert
Statement of responsibility
Charles P. Mountford
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Based mainly on the Pitjandjara & Junkandjar people. Subsistence patterns including food preparation; material culture; trade; sand drawings; string figures; body painting rock painting & engraving; head ornaments; stone arrangements, childrens drawings in crayon; leaf games; myths in relation to sacred sites; objects, astronomy, animal & art; rituals including initiation, rain, increase, mortuary; tooth avulsion; medicine men; dancing; sign language
Cataloging source
ANB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1890-1976
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mountford, Charles P.
Dewey number
994.004/9915
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
  • GN665
  • DU125.P5
LC item number
  • .M6
  • M68 1976
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Yankunytjatjara (Australian people)
  • Mythology, Aboriginal Australian
  • Pitjantjatjara (Australian people)
Label
Nomads of the Australian desert, Charles P. Mountford
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Held in Men's Cupboard - not to be photocopied
  • Includes index
  • Edition withdrawn from sale
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 582-584
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000000875550
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
628 pages, 1 folded leaf of plates, 12 pages of colour plates
Governing access note
  • Not for Inter-Library Loan; Restricted access
  • Not for general viewing. Where Australian Aborigines are concerned, and in areas where traditional Aboriginal religion is still significant, this book should be used only after consultation with local male religious leaders
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3 donated by ATSIC.
Isbn
9780727001405
Lccn
77354378
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Stock number
15563 ; 10295b
System control number
(OCoLC)2965074
Label
Nomads of the Australian desert, Charles P. Mountford
Publication
Note
  • Held in Men's Cupboard - not to be photocopied
  • Includes index
  • Edition withdrawn from sale
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 582-584
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000000875550
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
628 pages, 1 folded leaf of plates, 12 pages of colour plates
Governing access note
  • Not for Inter-Library Loan; Restricted access
  • Not for general viewing. Where Australian Aborigines are concerned, and in areas where traditional Aboriginal religion is still significant, this book should be used only after consultation with local male religious leaders
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3 donated by ATSIC.
Isbn
9780727001405
Lccn
77354378
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Stock number
15563 ; 10295b
System control number
(OCoLC)2965074

Library Locations

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