The Resource Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume V, Sociology, magic and religion of the Western Islanders

Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume V, Sociology, magic and religion of the Western Islanders

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Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume V, Sociology, magic and religion of the Western Islanders
Title
Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits
Title number
Volume V
Title part
Sociology, magic and religion of the Western Islanders
Title variation
Expedition to Torres Straits
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Describes and analyses the social customs and organization of the Western Torres Strait Islanders; myths and folk-tales, nature myths; genealogies of Mabuiag; social and place related aspects of totemism, Yam, Saibai; magic connected with turtle fishing, initiation and funeral ceremonies at Pulu; initiation at Kiwai, Cape York and Muralug; land tenure and inheritance at Mabuiag; trade between Moa, Yam, Saibai, Pacific Islands; religion in Pacific Islands, Thursday Island, Torres Strait; cult of Kwoiam; warfare between Mabuiag men and the men of Moa; marriage, courtship, in Muralug
Cataloging source
AIAS
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1855-1940
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Haddon, Alfred C.
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits
  • Torres Strait Islanders
  • Torres Strait Islands (Qld.)
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Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume V, Sociology, magic and religion of the Western Islanders
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Publication
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Digitisation status: digitised
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / A.C. Haddon -- Folk-tales / A.C. Haddon -- Genealogical tables / W.H.R. Rivers -- Genealogies / W.H.R. Rivers -- Kinship / W.H.R. Rivers -- Totemism / A.C. Haddon and W.H.R. Rivers -- Birth and childhood customs / C.G. Seligmann -- Women's puberty customs / C.G. Seligmann -- Initiation / A.C. Haddon -- Courtship and marriage / A.C. Haddon -- The regulation of marriage / W.H.R. Rivers -- Funeral ceremonies / A.C. Haddon -- Regulation of public life / A.C. Haddon -- Morals / A.C. Haddon -- Personal names / W.H.R. Rivers -- Land tenure and inheritance / A. Wilkin -- Trade / A.C. Haddon -- Warfare / A.C. Haddon and A. Wilkin -- Tales of the war-path / A. Wilkin -- Magic and religion / A.C. Haddon, C.G. Seligmann and A. Wilkin
Extent
xii, 378 pages, 22 leaves of plates;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume V, Sociology, magic and religion of the Western Islanders
Publication
Note
Digitisation status: digitised
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / A.C. Haddon -- Folk-tales / A.C. Haddon -- Genealogical tables / W.H.R. Rivers -- Genealogies / W.H.R. Rivers -- Kinship / W.H.R. Rivers -- Totemism / A.C. Haddon and W.H.R. Rivers -- Birth and childhood customs / C.G. Seligmann -- Women's puberty customs / C.G. Seligmann -- Initiation / A.C. Haddon -- Courtship and marriage / A.C. Haddon -- The regulation of marriage / W.H.R. Rivers -- Funeral ceremonies / A.C. Haddon -- Regulation of public life / A.C. Haddon -- Morals / A.C. Haddon -- Personal names / W.H.R. Rivers -- Land tenure and inheritance / A. Wilkin -- Trade / A.C. Haddon -- Warfare / A.C. Haddon and A. Wilkin -- Tales of the war-path / A. Wilkin -- Magic and religion / A.C. Haddon, C.G. Seligmann and A. Wilkin
Extent
xii, 378 pages, 22 leaves of plates;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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