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The study of man / by Alfred C. Haddon
Bib ID 493413
Format BookBook
Author
Haddon, Alfred C. (Alfred Cort), 1855-1940
 
Description London : John Murray, 1898 
xxi, 512 p. : illus. ; 22 cm. 
Series

Progressive science series

Summary

References to Aborigines; Headform, physical description, games of cats cradle in Torres Straits Islands, Australia, tops (Murray Island), Cairns, N.E. South Australia); bullroarers (Torres Straits - Mabuiag, Moa, Muralug, Sabai, Kurnai, Kamilaroi, Aranta, Wiradhuri), uses of bullroarer and a few myths relating to it.

Notes

Spine title: The study of man; an introduction to ethnology.

Subjects Games -- History.  |  Human beings.  |  Meriam people (Y3) (Qld TSI SC55-05)  |  Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi people (D23) (NSW SH55-12)  |  Wiradjuri people (D10) (NSW SI55-07)  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects - Bullroarers.  |  Kurnai / Gunai people (S68) (Vic SJ55)  |  Recreation - Games - String games and string figures.  |  Stories and motifs.  |  Torres Strait Islanders (Qld TSI SC54, SC55)  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Southwest New South Wales (SW NSW SI54, SI55)  |  North East South Australia (NE SA SG54, SH54)  |  Cape York Peninsula (Qld SC54, SD54, SD55)  |  Victoria (Vic)  |  Saibai Island (Qld TSI SC54-08)  |  Mer / Murray Island (Qld TSI SC55-05)  |  Cairns (NE Qld SE55-02)  |  Mabuiag / Jervis Island (Qld TSI SC54-07)  |  Northern New South Wales (N NSW SH55, SH56)  |  South Central Northern Territory (NT)  |  Moa / Banks Island (Qld TSI SC54-11)
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The study of man; an introduction to ethnology.

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