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Aborigines of Australia / by R. H. Mathews
Bib ID 1933620
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, volume]
Author
Mathews, R. H. (Robert Hamilton), 1841-1918, author
 
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Access Conditions This item contains images and descriptions of Aboriginal Australian ceremonial and gender specific material namely descriptions of initiation ceremonies (men's business) (women's business) and other ceremonies. 
Description Sydney, [New South Wales] : General Printer, [1898] 
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations, maps (some colour) ; 23 cm. 
Full contents
  • Divisions of Australian tribes page. 4, 8vo. Phila., 1898.
  • Divisions of north Australian tribes. page. 5, 8vo. Phila., 1899.
  • Ethnological notes on the aboriginal tribes of New South Wales and Victoria. 8vo. Syd., 1905.
  • Organisation sociale des tribus aborigenes de l'Australie. page. 5, 8vo. Paris, n.d.
  • Origin, organization, and ceremonies of the Australian aborigines: map. page. 22, 8vo. Phila., 1900.
  • Some aboriginal languages of Queensland and Victoria. page. 10, 8vo. Phila., 1902.
  • The Wombya organization of the Australian Aborigines.
 
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Spine title.

Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this item may contain the 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 within this work which reflect the author's attitude or that of the period in which the work was published and may now be considered offensive.

National Library of Australia's N 572.994 MAP is a set of selected reprints in green library binding with gilt Parliament of the Commonwealth Library supralibros.

Includes bibliographical references.

N 572.9941 MAT copy also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-767473131

Text in in English and French. Wordlists in Ngiyampaa / Ngempa and Muruwari / Murrawarri

Subjects Ngiyampaa / Ngemba people (D22) (NSW SH55-10)  |  Muruwari / Murrawarri people (D32) (NSW SH55-06)  |  Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi people (D23) (NSW SH55-12)  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems - Moieties.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Word lists.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Stories and motifs - Mythological beings.  |  Initiation - Circumcision.  |  Initiation - Subincision.  |  Body - Decoration - Body modification.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Aboriginal Australians.  |  Tribes -- Australia.  |  Australian

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