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Early civilization : an introduction to anthropology / by Alexander A. Goldenweiser
Bib ID 1895259
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Goldenweiser, Alexander, 1880-1940, author
 
Description New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1922 
xiv, 428 pages, 8 leaves of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm. 
Summary

Includes description of life and customs p. 100-114; plate VIII between p.178-179 ground drawings Spencer and Gillen 'The Northern Tribes of Central Australia'; Dieri magicians p. 223-224; Australian clans p. 254-255, 280-281; guardian spirits p. 193; Dieri and Kamilaroi political organization p. 271-279.

Notes

Bears the bookplate of the Hamilton Mechanics' Institute and Free Library, accessioned 90 T.S.

Library's Skeyhill copy inscribed: "In order to write one short chapter on ancient civilisations, in my new book, I have had to wade through several books of this description. Tom Skeyhill Oxford England August 1922" and "This book simply cannot be missed by anybody who wants to undertand themself T.S.".

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Anthropology.  |  Primitive societies.  |  Sites - Quarries - Ochre and pigment.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects - Tjuringa / Churinga.  |  Weapons.  |  Gender relations - Marriage.  |  Magic and sorcery.  |  Religion.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects - Stones.  |  Plants - Pituri.  |  Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi people (D23) (NSW SH55-12)  |  Economics.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing.  |  Social behaviour - Hierarchies.  |  Art.  |  Transport - Water - Canoes.  |  Housing - Shelters.  |  Diyari / Dieri people (L17) (SA SH54-01)  |  Social organisation - Clans.  |  Trade and exchange.  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever people.  |  Initiation.  |  Australia.

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