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Divisions of the South Australian Aborigines. Phallic rites and initiation ceremonies of the South Australian Aborigine. Ethnological notes on the Aboriginal tribes of the Northern Territory / R. H. Mathews
Bib ID 531452
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, volume]
Author
Mathews, R. H. (Robert Hamilton), 1841-1918, author
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions This book contains information about Aboriginal culture and ceremonies, 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. 
Description [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania] ; [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania] ; [Brisbane, Queensland] : [Multiple publishers] ; 1900 ; 1900 ; 1901 
1 volume (3 parts) : illustrations, map 
Full contents
  • Divisions of the South Australian Aborigines : 14 pages, map, [Philadelphia], [1900]
  • Phallic rites and initiation ceremonies of the South Australian Aborigines, 17 pages, [Philadelphia], [1900]
  • Ethnological notes on the Aboriginal tribes of the Northern Territory, 21 pages, [Brisbane], 1901.
 
Notes

National Library of Australia's N 572.9943 MAT set in green library binding with gilt Parliament of the Commonwealth Library supralibros.

Includes bibliographical references.

N 572.9942 MAT copy also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-766220119

Subjects Body - Decoration - Body hair - Shaving and singeing.  |  Body - Scarification.  |  Initiation - Circumcision.  |  Initiation - Subincision.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Ceremonies - Women.  |  Stories and motifs - Rain and storms.  |  Language - Vocabulary.  |  Material culture - Bark objects.  |  Cannibalism.  |  Geography - Territories and boundaries.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Marriage.  |  Hunting.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems.  |  Indigenous peoples -- Australia.  |  South Australia (SA)  |  Northern Territory (NT)  |  Australian
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Phallic rites and initiation ceremonies of the South Australian Aborigines

Ethnological notes on the Aboriginal tribes of the Northern Territory

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