The Resource Our primitive contemporaries

Our primitive contemporaries

Label
Our primitive contemporaries
Title
Our primitive contemporaries
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Subject
Summary
Includes one chapter on Tasmania, and one chapter on the Aranda tribe; Tasmania; approx. census before white contact Law, general life, water transport, food, shelters, baskets; Initiation (scarification), funeral rites, mourning, disposal of dead, abortion, infanticide, magic and witchcraft, music, dances, percussion instruments, stick-beating, personal adornment, recreation, effect of early contact; Aranda; physical appearance, general ecology, food, cooking, artefacts - carrying bags and other implements, weapons, social organization, totemic system, religious beliefs, abortion, infanticide, childbirth, childhood, initiation rites
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1897-
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Murdock, George Peter
Date time place
1934
Label
Our primitive contemporaries
Instantiates
Publication
Note
pls.; diags
Control code
M0049409
Extent
xxii, 614p.
Immediate source of acquisition
RB copy - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9781406742947
Stock number
2656
System control number
0070732
Label
Our primitive contemporaries
Publication
Note
pls.; diags
Control code
M0049409
Extent
xxii, 614p.
Immediate source of acquisition
RB copy - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9781406742947
Stock number
2656
System control number
0070732

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