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Some dependent peoples of the South Pacific

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Some dependent peoples of the South Pacific
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Some dependent peoples of the South Pacific
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Chap.3 (p.139-198); nomadic type, food problems, types of food (Wailbri); intelligence capacity; naterial possessions, Aborigines not interested in material culture; Economic structure, leadership; the influence of religious mythology on weather, increase of beings and plants; totemic ceremonies and ritual blood-letting; initiation; training of boys to become men of high degree; effects of white settlement upon native life and society; full accounts of government policy since contact; conduct of Aboriginal courts of law, native evidence not accepted, voting rights, etc; education policy; summary of Berndts findings of the Vesteys enquiry (diet bad, birth-rate low, infant mortality high, medical attention inadequate, hygiene and sanitation facilities deplorable); suggestions for improvement; employment regulations; the rise of welfare organizations, suggestions for new policies and subsidies; Mission work; main steps taken to give effect to new policies; quotes many anthropologists and govt. officers; full bibliographical footnotes
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1897-
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Mander, Linden A.
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1916-1990
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Berndt, Ronald M.
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Issued under the auspices of the International Secretariat, Institute of Pacific Relations
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Some dependent peoples of the South Pacific
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M0033320
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xix, 535 p.
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RB copy - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
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1027
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0056792
Label
Some dependent peoples of the South Pacific
Publication
Control code
M0033320
Extent
xix, 535 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
RB copy - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Stock number
1027
System control number
0056792

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