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Diprotodon to detribalization : studies of change amomg Australian Aborigines / edited by Arnold R. Pilling and Richard A. Waterman
Bib ID 2280564
Format BookBook
Description East Lansing [Mich.] : Michigan State University Press, 1970 
xii, 418 p. : illusustrations, maps ; 24 cm. 

Papers presented to or prepared for a symposium held in April 1960 at the Central States Anthropological Society meetings in Bloomington, Indiana; part I. General, chapter 1, Some points of change in Western Australia by R.M. Berndt & C.H. Berndt, chapter 2, Assimilation, acculturation, and the emergent subcultures by J. Wilson, chapter 3, Directions of culture change in Aboriginal Arnhem Land; by R.A. Waterman and P.P. Waterman part II. Physical anthropology, chapter 4, Notable changes in the incidence of disease in Northern Territory Aborigines by C.E. Cook, chapter 5, The introduction of new blood genes to the Australian Aborigines by R.T. Simmons; part III. Prehistory, chapter 6, Prehistoric and recent change in Australian Aboriginal culture by F.D. McCarthy, chapter 7, Antiquity and changing environment of the Australian Aborigines by E.D. Gill, chapter 8, The Kartans of Kangaroo Island, South; Australia; a puzzle in extinction by F.H. Bauer, chapter 9, Changes in Australian art by A. Lommel; part IV. Linguistics, chapter 10, Linguistic change in Australia by A. Capell, chapter 11, Changes in Tiwi language by A.R. Pilling; part V. Economics, chapter 12, Evidence of change in the vegetable diet of Australian Aborigines by F.R. Irvine, chapter 13, Trade and change in Aboriginal Australian cultures; Australian Aboriginal trade as an expression of close culture contact and; as a mediator of cultural change by F.J. Micha; part VI. Social organization, chapter 14, Change in an Aboriginal community in Central Australia by J.P.M. Long, chapter 15, Pindan; a preliminary comment by K. Wilson; part VII. Religion and ritual, chapter 16, An example of ritual change among the Tiwi of Melville Island by J.C. Goodale, chapter 17, Observations on the mission field of the Pallottine Fathers in north-west Australia by E.A. Worms; Chapters listed separately.


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Subjects Acculturation.  |  Ethnology -- Australia.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missionaries.  |  Social organisation.  |  Animals - Mammals - Marsupial megafauna - Diprotodons.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Religions - Christianity - Lutheran Church.  |  Human biology - Physical anthropology.  |  Tiwi language (N20) (NT SC52-16)  |  Health - Physiology and diseases.  |  Health status - Nutrition.  |  Tiwi people (N20) (NT SC52-16)  |  Language - Linguistics.  |  Ntaria / Hermannsburg (South Central NT SF53-13)  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  Kangaroo Island (SE SA SI53-16, SI54-13, SJ53-04)  |  Northern Territory - Central NT.  |  Elcho Island (East Arnhem Land NT SC53-15, SD53-03)  |  Numbulwar / Rose River (East Arnhem Land SD53-11)  |  Kangaroo Island (SE SA SI53-16)  |  Western Australia - Central Australia (WA SE52, SF52, SG52)  |  Milingimbi (Central Arnhem Land NT SD53-02)  |  South Australia - Central Australia (SA SG52, SG53)  |  Goulburn Islands (West Arnhem Land NT SC53-13)  |  Melville Island / Yermalner (NT SC52-16)  |  Bathurst Island (NT SC52-15)  |  Milingimbi (Central Arnhem Land SD53-02)  |  Yermalner / Melville Island (NT SC52-16)  |  Roper River map area (East Arnhem Land NT SD53-11)  |  Daly River (NT Top End SD52-08)  |  Yirrkala (East Arnhem Land SD53-04)
Other authors/contributors Waterman, Richard A  |  Pilling, Arnold R


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