The Resource The races of mankind : being a popular description of the characteristics, manners and customs of the principal varieties of the human family, by Robert Brown

The races of mankind : being a popular description of the characteristics, manners and customs of the principal varieties of the human family, by Robert Brown

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The races of mankind : being a popular description of the characteristics, manners and customs of the principal varieties of the human family
Title
The races of mankind
Title remainder
being a popular description of the characteristics, manners and customs of the principal varieties of the human family
Statement of responsibility
by Robert Brown
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Includes general account of both mainland and Tasmanian Aborigines emphasising popular racist stereotypes (vol.2:112-127); mental characteristics; diet; weapons - including erroneous account of returning boomerang; dispute resolution; cannibalism; marriage; medicine; religion; social structure; land ownership and inheritance; discussion of the extinction of the Tasmanians - condemnation of settlers; description of Tasmanian Aboriginal culture; further illustrations (vol.3:201,204)
Cataloging source
NNPL
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1842-1895
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Brown, Robert
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Ethnology
  • Manners and customs
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Tasmanians
Label
The races of mankind : being a popular description of the characteristics, manners and customs of the principal varieties of the human family, by Robert Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Control code
000022223629
Extent
4 v. in 2
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The races of mankind : being a popular description of the characteristics, manners and customs of the principal varieties of the human family, by Robert Brown
Publication
Note
Includes index
Control code
000022223629
Extent
4 v. in 2
Other physical details
ill.

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