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Wide horizons : wanderings in Central Australia / by Robert Henderson Croll
Bib ID 1856126
Format BookBook
Author
Croll, Robert Henderson, 1869-1947
 
Description Sydney : Angus and Robertson, 1937 
xiv, 158 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
Summary

Some anecdotes about telepathy, etc.; work with S.D. Porteous on Aboriginal intelligence at Hermannsburg (Aranda); work of mission; collecting artefacts etc. with S.R. Mitchell at Marree; Luridja - shelters; marriage divisions; Aranda childhood and initiation; bone pointing; half castes.

Notes

National Library of Australia's WHELAN 203a copy has original dustjacket; signed and inscribed by the author, Camberwell Victoria 22/5/1939.

Subjects Croll, Robert Henderson, 1869-1947.  |  Luritja / Loritja people (C7.1) (NT SG52-04)  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Psychology - Parapsychology.  |  Race relations - Racism - Stereotyping.  |  Children - Behaviour and development.  |  Children.  |  Technology - Stone.  |  Magic and sorcery - Clever people.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Marriage.  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Australia, Central -- Description and travel.  |  Marree (NE SA SH54-05)  |  Ntaria / Hermannsburg (South Central NT SF53-13)  |  South Australia - Central Australia (SA SG52, SG53)

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