Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits: Volume 5, Sociology, Magic and Religion of the Western Islanders

Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits: Volume 5, Sociology, Magic and Religion of the Western Islanders

by 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

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This volume examines the societies and belief structures of the indigenous peoples living in the western islands of the Strait.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521179898
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/04/2010
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.10(d)

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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