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Volkerkunde Australiens / von Ferdinand Herrmann
Bib ID 1753791
Format BookBook
Author
Herrmann, Ferdinand
 
Description Mannheim : Bibliographisches Institut, 1967 
250 p. : ill. ; 19 cm. 
Series

B.I. Hochschultaschenbucher ; no. 337/337 a.

Summary

Notes on gesture language, hand signs; General physical anthropology, 907 tribe names listed with location and maps; Clothing, ornaments, scarification; Hunting, fishing, foods & their preparation; weapons, method of using spearthrower hafted axes, shelters; Social structure, classes, marriage laws (Kariera, Aluridja & Ungarinyin types); Totemism, matriand patrilineal descent; Initiation rites, use of bullroarer, ritual objects, body decorations; Religious beliefs; Rock art; other types of art briefly outlined; Present-day contact situation; List of references, tribes and places.

Notes

Bibliography: p. 208-237.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.  |  Aboriginal Australians.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Marriage.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects.  |  Ngarinyin / Ungarinyin language (K18) (WA SE 52-01)  |  Luritja / Loritja people (C7.1) (NT SG52-04)  |  Costume and clothing.  |  Religion - Totemism.  |  Luritja / Loritja language (C7.1) (NT SG52-04)  |  Kariyarra language (W39) (WA SF50-10)  |  Kariyarra people (W39) (WA SF50-10)  |  Weapons - Spearthrowers.  |  Ngarinyin / Ungarinyin people (K18) (WA SE52-01)  |  Human biology - Physical anthropology.  |  Art - Rock art.  |  Body - Scarification.  |  Art - Subjects - Contact.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Art - Art motifs - Hand.  |  Fishing.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems - Patrilineal systems.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects - Bullroarers.  |  Body - Decoration.  |  Communications - Nonverbal - Sign language and gestures.  |  Food.  |  Pilbara area (WA SF50, SF51, SG50)  |  South Central Northern Territory (NT)  |  West Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51)

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