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The Australian Aborigines / R. H. Mathews
Bib ID 453918
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Mathews, R. H. (Robert Hamilton), 1841-1918, author
 
Description [Multiple places of publication] : [Multiple publishers] ; [Multiple publication dates] 
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm 
Summary

A collection of reprints originally published mainly by the various Australian state geographical societies, La Société d'anthropologie de Paris, The American anthropologist ... [and others]

Full contents
  • Origin, organization and ceremonies of the Australian aborigines
  • Thoorga language
  • Murawarri and other Australian languages
  • Gundungurra language
  • Languages of the New England aborigines, New South Wales
  • Le langage Wailwan
  • Language, organization and initiation ceremonies of the Kogai tribes, Queensland
  • Some Aboriginal languages of Queensland and Victoria
  • The native tribes of Victoria : their languages and customs
  • Initiation ceremonies of Australian tribes
 
Notes

Title from cover.

This book contains language, words and descriptions that may be considered offensive or distressing. These words reflect the attitude of the period in which the item was written and/or that of its author.

Includes bibliographical references.

N 305.89915 M429 copy Digital master available National Library of Australia

Text in English, French, and Dhurga, Muruwari / Murrawarrii, Gundungurra / Gandangara, Wayilwan, Kogai languages.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Languages.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Rites and ceremonies.  |  Language - Linguistics - Grammar and syntax.  |  Religion - Rites.  |  Social organisation.  |  Dhurga language S53.  |  Muruwari / Murrawarri language D32.  |  Gundungurra / Gandangara language S60  |  Wayilwan language D20.  |  Kogai language D38.  |  Australian

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