National Library of Australia

Enjoy a CovidSafe visit to the National Library. Read more...

<< Previous record
Record 9 of 9
You must be logged in to Tag Records
Names and substance of the Australian subsection system / C.G. von Brandenstein
Bib ID 1789009
Format BookBook
Author
Brandenstein, C. G. von (Carl Georg von), 1909-2005
 
Description Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c1982 
199 p., [11] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0226864812
Summary

Structural analysis of subsection system as opposition between six basic physical or temperamental qualities; constructs from this classification an Aboriginal World Order; material drawn from many areas, with an emphasis on north-west Australia; includes tribal index to contents.

Notes

Includes indexes.

Bibliography: p. [176]-193.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Kinship.  |  Totemism.  |  Kinship -- Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Philosophy.  |  Indigenous knowledge - World view.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems - Sections and subsections.  |  Religion - Totemism.  |  Kariyarra people (W39) (WA SF50-10)  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems - Moieties.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Kinship terms.  |  Social organisation - Avoidance rules - Avoidance relationships.  |  Western Australia (WA)  |  Northern Territory (NT)

Online

    In the Library

    Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

    Details Collect From
    N 306.089915 B 817
    Copy: N hbk
    Main Reading Room

    Order a copy

    - Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

    Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
    close Can I borrow items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close What can I get online?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
    Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.