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The Tiwi of North Australia / C.W.M. Hart, Arnold R. Pilling, Jane C. Goodale
Bib ID 3063318
Format BookBook
Author
Hart, C. W. M. (Charles William Merton), 1905-
 
Edition 3rd ed. 
Description New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, c1988 
xvii, 179 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0030120195 (paperback)
Series

Case studies in cultural anthropology.

Summary

An examination of the colorful Tiwi culture from the late 1920s to the 1980s that provides a broad picture of cultural change and modernization in a hunting and food gathering tribe. The first half focuses on marriage contracts and their relationship to other aspects of Tiwi social structure, and the second half examines the Tiwi's response to modern influences.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 163-176.

Subjects Tiwi (Australian people)  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Social life and customs.  |  Social organisation.  |  Daily life.  |  Gender relations - Marriage.
Other authors/contributors Pilling, Arnold R  |  Goodale, Jane C. (Jane Carter), 1926-

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