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The native tribes of south-east Australia / by A.W. Howitt
Bib ID 2250024
Format BookBook
Author
Howitt, A. W. (Alfred William), 1830-1908
 
Description London : Macmillan, 1904 
xix, 819 p., [9] folded leaves of plates : ill., maps ; 23 cm. 
Summary

"This groundbreaking work of pioneer anthropologist Alfred William Howitt (1830-1908) continues to provide a vital foundation for understanding the many and varied cultures of Indigenous Australian peoples today. Howitt's research is based on 40 years of exploration in central Australia, and covers topics such as: tribal organisation; social organisation; relationship terms and marriage rules; tribal government; medicine and magic; beliefs and burial practices; initiation ceremonies; trade and barter; various customs." TROVE.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Australia, Southern.  |  Ethnology -- Australia, Southern.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Australia, Southern -- Rites and ceremonies.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Australia, Southern -- Social life and customs.  |  Magic and sorcery - Clever people.  |  Wanggadyara people (G5) (Qld SF54-09)  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Marriage.  |  Wergaia / Wotjobaluk people (S17) (Vic SI54-15)  |  Marawara people (D6) (NSW SI54-07)  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Boonwurrung / Boonerwrung / Bunurong people (S35) (Vic SJ55-09)  |  Trade and exchange.  |  Yawarawarka people (L23) (SA SG54-10)  |  Death - Mortuary customs.  |  Diyari / Dieri people (L17) (SA SH54-01)  |  Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi people (D23) (NSW SH55-12)  |  Kurnai / Gunai people (S68) (Vic SJ55)  |  Wangkangurru / Wangganguru people (L27) (SA SG53-12)  |  Arabana / Arabunna people (L13) (SA SH53-03)  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Yuin people (S67) (NSW SI56-13)  |  Gender relations - Division of labour.  |  Wiradjuri people (D10) (NSW SI55-07)  |  Wanggamala people (C9) (Qld SG54-05)  |  Yandruwantha / Yandruwandha people (L18) (SA SH54-02)  |  Kulin people (S21.1) (Vic SI54, SJ54)  |  Woiwurrung / Wurundjeri / Woiwurung people (S36) (Vic SJ55-05)  |  Victoria (Vic)  |  South Australia (SA)  |  New South Wales (NSW)

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