The Native Tribes of South-East Australia

The Native Tribes of South-East Australia

by Alfred William Howitt, Howitt, A. W. Howitt
     
 

A. W. Howitt's investigation of the practices and customs of the indigenous peoples he encountered during his forty years exploring Australia.See more details below

Overview

A. W. Howitt's investigation of the practices and customs of the indigenous peoples he encountered during his forty years exploring Australia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781108006323
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/25/2010
Series:
Cambridge Library Collection - Linguistics Series
Pages:
878
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 2.10(d)

Table of Contents

Volume I: Preface; 1. On the origin of the aborigines of Australia and Tasmania; 2. Tribal organisation; 3. Social organisation; 4. Relationship terms; 5. Marriage rules; 6. Tribal government; Volume II: 7. Medicine-men and magic; 8. Beliefs and burial practices; 9. Initiation ceremonies, eastern type; 10. Initiation ceremonies, western type; 11. Messengers and message-sticks; 12. Various customs; Appendix; Index.

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