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The Australian Aborigines : how to understand them / by A.P. Elkin
Bib ID 2392723
Format BookBook
Author
Elkin, A. P. (Adolphus Peter), 1891-1979
 
Description Sydney, N.S.W. : Angus & Robertson, 1938 
xiv, 262 p. : ill. 
Summary

See 4th and 5th editions for annotation.

Notes

"Additional reading": p. [257]-258

Library's Whelan copy inscribed and signed by the author.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians.  |  Ethnology -- Australia.  |  Performing arts.  |  Technology.  |  Music.  |  Djinba / Dyinba people (N97) (NT SD53-02)  |  Social organisation - Kinship.  |  Initiation.  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Race relations - Racial discrimination.  |  Jawoyn people (N57) (NT SD53-09)  |  Gender relations - Marriage.  |  Magic and sorcery - Clever people.  |  Tiwi people (N20) (NT SC52-16)  |  Kariyarra people (W39) (WA SF50-10)  |  Karajarri people (A64) (WA SE51-10)  |  Larrakia / Laragiya / Gulumirrgin people (N21) (NT SD52-04)  |  Religion - Totemism.  |  Government policy - Assimilation.  |  Death - Mortuary customs.  |  Dhayyi / Dha?i language group (N118) (NT SD53-07)  |  Ngalkbun people (N76) (NT SD53-06)  |  Nyulnyul / Nyul Nyul people (K13) (WA SE51-02)  |  Indigenous knowledge - World view.  |  Mayali / Mayawarli people (N44) (NT SD53-01)  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Ceremonies.  |  Rembarrnga people (N73) (NT SD53-06)  |  Batjamal / Wogait people (N6) (NT SD52-07)  |  Australia.

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