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Aboriginal men of high degree / A.P. Elkin
Bib ID 2661118
Format BookBook
Author
Elkin, A. P. (Adolphus Peter), 1891-1979
 
Edition 2nd ed. 
Description St. Lucia, Q. : University of Queensland Press, 1977 
xxii, 185 p. : maps ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 070221017X
Summary

First published in 1945; this reprint has a new section supplying additional information on traditional Aboriginal medicine men, sorcery and curing with an examination of the role of Aboriginal medicine in western medical practice.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Australian Aborigines. Medicine men  |  Australian Aborigines. Shamanism  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Medicine.  |  Shamans.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Religion.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Rites and ceremonies.  |  Shamanism -- Australia.  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever people.  |  Magic and sorcery - Clever people.  |  Australia.

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