The Native Tribes of South-East Australia

The Native Tribes of South-East Australia

by Alfred William Howitt


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780344489532
Publisher: Franklin Classics Trade Press
Publication date: 10/30/2018
Pages: 858
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.70(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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