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The traditional mode of production of the Australian Aborigines / Frederick G.G. Rose
Bib ID 933293
Format BookBook
Author
Rose, Frederick G. G. (Frederick George Godfrey), 1915-1991
 
Description North Ryde, NSW, Australia : Angus & Robertson Publishers, 1987 
xv, 292 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 0207150478
Summary

Marxist materialist analysis of domestic production focussing on relationship to land, land as a means of production, resource utilization, conservation and production of food, material culture (particularly spears and digging sticks), production relations; social and biological divisions of labour, family structure, marriage rules and age structure, descent and classificatory kinship systems, structuree of the patrilineal land-owning group and the foraging or local groups; based on fieldwork at Groote Eylandt and published literature.

Full contents Includes index 
Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 283-284.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Economic conditions.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.  |  Demography - Family and household characteristics.  |  Culture - Relationship to land.  |  Weapons - Spears.  |  Gender relations - Division of labour.  |  Hunting.  |  Social behaviour - Socialisation - Child rearing.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Kinship terms.  |  Fishing.  |  Gathering.  |  Technology - Stone.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Marriage.  |  Demography - Age distribution.  |  Technology - Wood - Digging sticks.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems - Patrilineal systems.  |  Reproduction.  |  Groote Eylandt (NT Gulf Islands SD53-07, SD53-08)  |  Arnhem Land (NT)

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