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Traditional Aboriginal society : a reader / edited by W.H. Edwards
Bib ID 2165936
Format BookBook
Description South Melbourne : Macmillan, 1987 
xii, 292 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0333430344
0333430336 (paperback)
Summary

Papers by S. Harris, H. Morphy, A. Hamilton, J. Altman, A. Chase and P. Sutton, F. Myers, M. Meggitt, L. Sackett, L. Hiatt, A. Yengoyan, W. Stanner, D. Bell, D. Rose, E. Kolig previously published elsewhere; q.v. for annotation; papers by W. Edwards and Australia. Law Reform Commission separately annotated.

Notes

For tertiary students.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

For tertiary students

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Ceremonies.  |  Law - Indigenous.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Marriage.  |  Environment.  |  Gender relations - Gender roles.  |  Race relations.  |  Law - Indigenous - Leadership, authority and prestige.  |  Social behaviour - Roles.  |  Ceremonies - Women.  |  Government policy - Assimilation.  |  Land rights - Ownership.  |  Technology - Wood.  |  Yolngu people (NT SD53)  |  Social organisation - Kinship.  |  Psychology - Interpersonal relations.  |  Indigenous knowledge - World view.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems.  |  Social behaviour - Hierarchies.  |  Religion.  |  Social behaviour - Social control.  |  Gender relations - Division of labour.  |  Religions - Christianity.  |  Technology - Stone.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing.  |  Art.  |  Western Desert (WA SF51, SF52, SG51, SG52)  |  Arnhem Land (NT)
Other authors/contributors Edwards, W. H. (William Howell), 1929-

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