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A death in the Tiwi islands : conflict, ritual, and social life in an Australian Aboriginal community / Eric Venbrux
Bib ID 2283046
Format BookBook
Author
Venbrux, Eric
 
Description Cambridge ; Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 1995 
xvii, 269 p. : ill. geneal. tables, maps ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0521473519
0521479134 (paperback)
Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 253-262

Subjects Tiwi (Australian people) -- Death.  |  Tiwi (Australian people) -- Social life and customs.  |  Tiwi (Australian people) -- Mortuary customs.  |  Homicide -- Northern Territory -- Pirlangimpi.  |  Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Northern Territory -- Pirlangimpi.

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