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

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

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Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume VI, Sociology, magic and religion of the Eastern Islanders
Title
Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits
Title number
Volume VI
Title part
Sociology, magic and religion of the Eastern Islanders
Title variation
Expedition to Torres Straits,
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Summary
Describes the social customs and organization of the Eastern Torres Strait Islanders; myths and folk-tales, Tagai and other cult heroes including Yam, Aurid and Mer; and Miriam legends; genealogies and the practice of child adoption; childhood customs; courtship and marriage; funeral, mourning and other burial practices; social organization is based on territorial districts; ancestor cult; Bomai, Malu; magic and magical practices to encourage good harvests or control human beings; warfare and trade with neighbours in Pacific
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Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume VI, Sociology, magic and religion of the Eastern Islanders
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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
Contents
Introduction / A.C. Haddon -- Folk-tales / A.C. Haddon -- Genealogies / W.H.R. Rivers -- Kinship / W.H.R. Rivers -- Personal names / W.H.R. Rivers -- Birth and childhood customs, and limitation of children / A.C. Haddon -- Courtship and marriage / A.C. Haddon -- The regulation of marriage / W.H.R. Rivers -- Funeral ceremonies / C.S. Myers and A.C. Haddon -- Properity and inheritance / A. Wilkin -- Social organization / W.H.R. Rivers -- Trade / A.C. Haddon -- Quarrels and warfare / A.C. Haddon -- Magic / A.C. Haddon -- Religion / A.C. Haddon -- The cult of Bomai and Malu / A.C. Haddon and C.S. Myers -- Mythical beings / A.C. Haddon
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M0049472
Extent
xx, 316 pages, illustrations, maps, 30 leaves of plates ;
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Not for Inter-Library Loan
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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0070825
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Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume VI, Sociology, magic and religion of the Eastern 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 -- Genealogies / W.H.R. Rivers -- Kinship / W.H.R. Rivers -- Personal names / W.H.R. Rivers -- Birth and childhood customs, and limitation of children / A.C. Haddon -- Courtship and marriage / A.C. Haddon -- The regulation of marriage / W.H.R. Rivers -- Funeral ceremonies / C.S. Myers and A.C. Haddon -- Properity and inheritance / A. Wilkin -- Social organization / W.H.R. Rivers -- Trade / A.C. Haddon -- Quarrels and warfare / A.C. Haddon -- Magic / A.C. Haddon -- Religion / A.C. Haddon -- The cult of Bomai and Malu / A.C. Haddon and C.S. Myers -- Mythical beings / A.C. Haddon
Control code
M0049472
Extent
xx, 316 pages, illustrations, maps, 30 leaves of plates ;
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
0070825

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