The Resource The Aborigines of Tasmania, by H. Ling Roth ; assisted by Marion E. Butler ; with a chapter on the osteology by J.G. Garson and a preface by Edward B. Tylor ; with numerous autotype plates, from original drawings made by Edith May Roth

The Aborigines of Tasmania, by H. Ling Roth ; assisted by Marion E. Butler ; with a chapter on the osteology by J.G. Garson and a preface by Edward B. Tylor ; with numerous autotype plates, from original drawings made by Edith May Roth

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The Aborigines of Tasmania
Title
The Aborigines of Tasmania
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by H. Ling Roth ; assisted by Marion E. Butler ; with a chapter on the osteology by J.G. Garson and a preface by Edward B. Tylor ; with numerous autotype plates, from original drawings made by Edith May Roth
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Language
eng
Summary
Physical characteristics, sickness, psychology, comparison with Australians; Law & government, religion, etiquette with strangers, scarification during puberty, weapons, sacred stones, uses of fire, food, hunting & fishing, native habitations, education of children - obedience, burials, bodily ornamentation - painting and; scarification, head coverings, astronomy, bark drawings, recreations, basketry, stone implements, rafts, infanticide not practised before advent of Europeans; Division of tribes, language information; Theories of origin; Vocabularies & chapter on Osteology listed separately under author in bibliography; Includes Tasmanian - English vocabulary of all known words; Description of Duterreaus portraits of Tasmanian Aborigines; Bibliography; Map shows locations where Aborigines have been sighted and gives Aboriginal place names
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NCP
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1855-1925
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Roth, H. Ling
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Garson, J. G.
  • Butler, Marion E
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  • Aboriginal Tasmanians
  • Aboriginal Tasmanians
  • Aboriginal Tasmanians
  • Tasmanian languages
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The Aborigines of Tasmania, by H. Ling Roth ; assisted by Marion E. Butler ; with a chapter on the osteology by J.G. Garson and a preface by Edward B. Tylor ; with numerous autotype plates, from original drawings made by Edith May Roth
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Note
  • Copy signed by Marion E. Butler
  • Limited 1st ed. of 200 copies
  • Includes index
  • Includes word lists from Rev James Norman (Port Sorrell) ; Jos Milligan (comparative table from 3 regions)
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 2-8
Control code
000007194753
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 224, cx p., 21 leaves of plates
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The Aborigines of Tasmania, by H. Ling Roth ; assisted by Marion E. Butler ; with a chapter on the osteology by J.G. Garson and a preface by Edward B. Tylor ; with numerous autotype plates, from original drawings made by Edith May Roth
Link
Publication
Note
  • Copy signed by Marion E. Butler
  • Limited 1st ed. of 200 copies
  • Includes index
  • Includes word lists from Rev James Norman (Port Sorrell) ; Jos Milligan (comparative table from 3 regions)
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 2-8
Control code
000007194753
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 224, cx p., 21 leaves of plates
Other physical details
ill.

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