The Resource The dynamic century before the Horn expedition: : a speculative history, R.G. (Dick) Kimber

The dynamic century before the Horn expedition: : a speculative history, R.G. (Dick) Kimber

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The dynamic century before the Horn expedition: : a speculative history
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The dynamic century before the Horn expedition:
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a speculative history
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R.G. (Dick) Kimber
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eng
Summary
Evidence for cultural change in central Australia prior to the European contact; impact of climatic variability - flooding; argues that smallpox epidemics had a major impact; possible history of sub-section system, Urumbula / Tjilpa mythology, ritual objects, gender relations - ritual objects - ownership, love magic, pearl shell trading, rituals - tooth avulsion, circumcision and subincision; changes in language and tribal distribution; evidence from the contact period - first observations, pastoralists, Willshire, overland telegraph, missionaries
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Kimber, R. G
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Horn Scientific Expedition to Central Australia
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The dynamic century before the Horn expedition: : a speculative history, R.G. (Dick) Kimber
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Bibliography: p.101-102
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p. [91]-102
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The dynamic century before the Horn expedition: : a speculative history, R.G. (Dick) Kimber
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Bibliography note
Bibliography: p.101-102
Extent
p. [91]-102

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