The Resource The belief in immortality and the worship of the dead : The belief among the Aborigines of Australia

The belief in immortality and the worship of the dead : The belief among the Aborigines of Australia

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The belief in immortality and the worship of the dead : The belief among the Aborigines of Australia
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The belief in immortality and the worship of the dead
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The belief among the Aborigines of Australia
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  • The belief in immortality
  • Among the Aborigines of Australia
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p.87-189; Central Australia - theory that the souls of the dead survive and are afterwards reborn as infants, child stones of Arunta, rocks and trees Warramunga; traditional origin of the totem centres, use and sanctity of ritual objects; sacred store houses; showing of ritual objects to young men, use of ritual objects in increase ceremonies; tradition of the Wollunqua (Warramunga), ceremonies, wanderings; features of landscape associated with ancestral spirits; account of Arunta hakea flower, fish, plum tree, witchetty grub and emu totems; general view of the attitude of Central Australian natives towards their dead reincarnation belief, Pennyfather River, Cape Bedford, Tully River; Narrinyeri tribe, Wotjobaluk; burial customs of Dieri, Kukata, Wiimbao, Gournditch-mara, Wolgal, Geawegal, Central Australia; cicatrization in mourning, Arunta, Warramunga; custom to facilitate rebirth of soul (Unmatjera and Kaitish); p.170+; Beliefs of Torres Strait Islanders, preservation of skull, ceremonies; quotes Spencer & Gillen, Roth, Taplin, Howitt, Haddon
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1854-1941
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Frazer, James George
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The Gifford Lectures, St. Andrews, 1911-1912
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  • Spencer, Baldwin
  • Roth, Walter Edmund
  • Taplin, George
  • Howitt, A. W.
  • Haddon, Alfred C.
  • Immortality
  • Ancestor worship
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Burial
  • Oceania
  • Oceania
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The belief in immortality and the worship of the dead : The belief among the Aborigines of Australia
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http://aiatsis.gov.au/sites/default/files/catalogue_resources/m0044018.pdf
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Lecture I. Introduction -- Lecture II. The savege conception of death -- Lecture III. Myths of the origin of death -- Lecture IV. The belief in immortality among the Aborigines of Central Australia -- Lecture V. The belief in immortality among the Aborigines of Central Australia (continued) -- Lecture VI. The belief in immortality among the Aborigines of Australia -- Lecture VII. The belief in immortality among the Aborigines of Australia (concluded) -- Lecture VIII. The belief in immortality among the natives of the Torres Strait Islands -- Lecture IX. The belief in immortality among the natives of British New Guinea -- Lecture X. The belief in immortality among the natives of German New Guinea -- Lecture XI. The belief in immortality among the natives of German New Guinea (continued) -- Lecture XII. The belief in immortality among the natives of German New Guinea (continued) -- Lecture XIII. The belief in immortality among the natives of German New Guinea (continued) -- Lecture XIV. The belief in immortality among the natives of German and Dutch New Guinea -- Lecture XV. The belief in immortality among the natives of Southern Melanesia (New Caledonia) -- Lecture XVI. The belief in immortality among the natives of Central Melanesia -- Lecture XVII. The belief in immortality among the natives of Central Melanesia (concluded) -- Lecture XVIII
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M0044018
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23 cm.
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xxx, 495 p.
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RB copy - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
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500
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0053270
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The belief in immortality and the worship of the dead : The belief among the Aborigines of Australia
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/sites/default/files/catalogue_resources/m0044018.pdf
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Lecture I. Introduction -- Lecture II. The savege conception of death -- Lecture III. Myths of the origin of death -- Lecture IV. The belief in immortality among the Aborigines of Central Australia -- Lecture V. The belief in immortality among the Aborigines of Central Australia (continued) -- Lecture VI. The belief in immortality among the Aborigines of Australia -- Lecture VII. The belief in immortality among the Aborigines of Australia (concluded) -- Lecture VIII. The belief in immortality among the natives of the Torres Strait Islands -- Lecture IX. The belief in immortality among the natives of British New Guinea -- Lecture X. The belief in immortality among the natives of German New Guinea -- Lecture XI. The belief in immortality among the natives of German New Guinea (continued) -- Lecture XII. The belief in immortality among the natives of German New Guinea (continued) -- Lecture XIII. The belief in immortality among the natives of German New Guinea (continued) -- Lecture XIV. The belief in immortality among the natives of German and Dutch New Guinea -- Lecture XV. The belief in immortality among the natives of Southern Melanesia (New Caledonia) -- Lecture XVI. The belief in immortality among the natives of Central Melanesia -- Lecture XVII. The belief in immortality among the natives of Central Melanesia (concluded) -- Lecture XVIII
Control code
M0044018
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxx, 495 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
RB copy - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Stock number
500
System control number
0053270

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