The Resource Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume 1, General Ethnography

Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume 1, General Ethnography

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Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume 1, General Ethnography
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Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits
Title number
Volume 1
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General Ethnography
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Summary
Historical sketch includes; Early voyagers, wrecks and murders of Europeans, pearling and fishing, missionary enterprise; geographical and geological description of the various islands; religion and legends of individual islands, cargo cults, burial customs, cannibalism, diseases, cicatrization, general ethnographic details; fishing methods; ethnography of areas adjacent to Torres Straits includes a summary of Thomsons work on the Koko-Jao of East Cape York Peninsula and a discussion and comparison of North Queensland myths with those of Torres Straits; summaries of findings on physical characters, psychology, languages, folk lore, material culture, rituals and cults, culture history; bibliography
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Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume 1, General Ethnography
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Digitisation status: digitised
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
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M0043074
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xiv, 421 pages, illustrations, 11 plates
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Not for Inter-Library Loan
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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0051615
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Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume 1, General Ethnography
Publication
Note
Digitisation status: digitised
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
M0043074
Extent
xiv, 421 pages, illustrations, 11 plates
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
0051615

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