Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits: Volume 5, Sociology, Magic and Religion of the Western Islandersby A. C. Haddon, W. H. R. Rivers, C. G. Seligmann, A. Wilkin
This volume examines the societies and belief structures of the indigenous peoples living in the western islands of the Strait.See more details below
This volume examines the societies and belief structures of the indigenous peoples living in the western islands of the Strait.
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Table of Contents
Introduction A. C. Haddon; 1. Folk tales A. C. Haddon; Genealogical tables W. H. R. Rivers; 2. Genealogies W. H. R. Rivers; 3. Kinship W. H. R. Rivers; 4. Totemism A. C. Haddon and W. H. R. Rivers; 5. Birth and childhood customs C. G. Seligmann; 6. Women's puberty customs C. G. Seligmann; 7. Initiation A. C. Haddon; 8. Courtship and marriage A. C. Haddon; 9. The regulation of marriage W. H. R. Rivers; 10. Funeral ceremonies A. C. Haddon; 11. Regulation of public life A. C. Haddon; 12. Morals A. C. Haddon; 13. Personal names W. H. R. Rivers; 14. Land tenure and inheritance A. Wilkin; 15. Trade A. C. Haddon; 16. Warfare A. C. Haddon and A. Wilkin; 17. Tales of the war-path A. Wilkin; 18. Magic and religion A. C. Haddon, C. G. Seligmann and A. Wilkin.
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