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Australian kin classification / Harold W. Scheffler
Bib ID 2396005
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Scheffler, Harold W
 
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Description Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1978 
xx, 569 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780521040525
052121906X
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Cambridge studies in social anthropology ; 23

Summary

Study on structures of kin classification systems; critically evaluates Radcliffe-Browns interpretation of Australian social organisation; surveys range of variation in Australian systems of kin classification - Pitjantjatjara, Maringan, Murinbata, Ompela, Mongkan, Nyulnyul, Mardudhunera, Karadjeri, Arabana, Murawari, Wongaibon, Yir Yoront, Murngin, Walbiri, Dieri, Ngarinyin and patrifiliation.

Full contents Machine derived contents note: List of tables; List of figures; Preface; Map of tribal locations in Australia; 1. Preliminary considerations; 2. Types and varieties; 3. Pitjantjara; 4. Kariera-like systems; 5. Nyulnyul and Mardudhunera; 6. Karadjeri; 7. Arabana; 8. Yir Yoront and Murngin; 9. Walbiri and Dieri; 10. Ngarinyin; 11. An overview; 12. Kin classification and section systems; 13. Variation in subsection systems; 14. Kinship and the social order; Notes; References; Indexes. 
Notes

Includes indexes.

Bibliography: p. [545]-555.

Includes indexes.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Kinship.  |  Kinship -- Australia.  |  Kinship -- Terminology.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems - Patrilineal systems.  |  Maringarr / Gidjingali people (N102) (NT SD52-11)  |  Kariyarra people (W39) (WA SF50-10)  |  Ngarinyin / Ungarinyin people (K18) (WA SE52-01)  |  Wangaaybuwan / Wongaibon people (D18) (NSW SI55-02)  |  Gumbaynggir / Gumbainggirr people (E7) (NSW SH56-11)  |  Diyari / Dieri people (L17) (SA SH54-01)  |  Yolngu people (NT SD53)  |  Pitjantjatjara people (C6) (NT SG52-11)  |  Murrinhpatha people (N3) (NT SD52-11)  |  Yir Yoront people (Y72) (Qld SD54-15)  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems.  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Karajarri people (A64) (WA SE51-10)  |  Wik Mungkan people (Y57) (Qld SD54-07)  |  Gunwinggu / Gunwinygu / Kunwinjku people (N65) (NT SD53-02)  |  Arabana / Arabunna people (L13) (SA SH53-03)  |  Warlpiri people (C15) (NT SF52-04)  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Marriage.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Kinship terms.  |  Umpila people (Y45) (Qld SD54-08)  |  Aboriginal Australians Kinship Classification

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