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The development of Omaha kinship terminologies in three Australian Aboriginal tribes of the Kimberley Division, Western Australia, by Peter Lucich

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The development of Omaha kinship terminologies in three Australian Aboriginal tribes of the Kimberley Division, Western Australia
Title
The development of Omaha kinship terminologies in three Australian Aboriginal tribes of the Kimberley Division, Western Australia
Statement of responsibility
by Peter Lucich
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fieldwork 1963, 1964 at Mowanjum and Kalumburu (Worora, Ngarinjin and Wunambal); marriage patterns between patrilineal clans and structures of interclan marriage relationships; Omaha kinship systems explained as WBD marriage and unity lineage; determinants of kinship terminology; kinship terms given with those of Love, Elkin, Jolly and Rose, Lommel in comparison; genealogies; map shows areas traditionally occupied by Worora, Ngarinjin, Wunambal, Wila Wila, Gambre, Gwini
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1939-
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Lucich, Peter
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
  • Australian Aboriginal Studies
  • Social Anthropology series
Series volume
  • no. 15
  • no. 2
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  • Worora (Australian people)
  • Aboriginal Australians
Target audience
adult
Label
The development of Omaha kinship terminologies in three Australian Aboriginal tribes of the Kimberley Division, Western Australia, by Peter Lucich
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Publication
Note
  • Includes tables; The study was submitted as a thesis as partial requirement for the Degree of Master of Science in Anthropology at the University of Western Australia, 1967
  • Digitisation status: digitised
Contents
The setting -- The sequence of problems -- The sequence of problems and the scientific process -- Presentation -- Marriage, models and meaning : The initial problem -- Model building -- The meaning of the model -- Some heuristic possibilities suggested by the model -- The second problem -- The explanation of Omaha Terminologies : Theory, field research and science -- The strategy of assessment -- The relation of Mowanjum data to previous theories of Omaha Terminologies -- The development of Worora Kinship Terminology : The development sequence and kinship terminology -- The development sequence and required kinship behaviour -- The developmental sequence and the model in chapter II -- Towards the definition of the final problem -- Conslusion : The plausibility of the micro-theory -- WBD marriage as the efficient cause of Omaha Terminology -- A digression why did the marriage rules change? -- The final problem
Control code
M0014116
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xvi, 275 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill.
Stock number
10684b ; 10685b
System control number
0011953
Label
The development of Omaha kinship terminologies in three Australian Aboriginal tribes of the Kimberley Division, Western Australia, by Peter Lucich
Publication
Note
  • Includes tables; The study was submitted as a thesis as partial requirement for the Degree of Master of Science in Anthropology at the University of Western Australia, 1967
  • Digitisation status: digitised
Contents
The setting -- The sequence of problems -- The sequence of problems and the scientific process -- Presentation -- Marriage, models and meaning : The initial problem -- Model building -- The meaning of the model -- Some heuristic possibilities suggested by the model -- The second problem -- The explanation of Omaha Terminologies : Theory, field research and science -- The strategy of assessment -- The relation of Mowanjum data to previous theories of Omaha Terminologies -- The development of Worora Kinship Terminology : The development sequence and kinship terminology -- The development sequence and required kinship behaviour -- The developmental sequence and the model in chapter II -- Towards the definition of the final problem -- Conslusion : The plausibility of the micro-theory -- WBD marriage as the efficient cause of Omaha Terminology -- A digression why did the marriage rules change? -- The final problem
Control code
M0014116
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xvi, 275 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill.
Stock number
10684b ; 10685b
System control number
0011953

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