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The Resource A death in the Tiwi islands : conflict, ritual and social life in an Australian Aboriginal community, Eric Venbruz

A death in the Tiwi islands : conflict, ritual and social life in an Australian Aboriginal community, Eric Venbruz

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A death in the Tiwi islands : conflict, ritual and social life in an Australian Aboriginal community
Title
A death in the Tiwi islands
Title remainder
conflict, ritual and social life in an Australian Aboriginal community
Statement of responsibility
Eric Venbruz
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Subject
Summary
A homicide at Pularumpi is used as a case history to analyse Tiwi responses to the killing, mortuary rites, seasonal rituals, interaction between Tiwi and white reactions to violent death, in terms of Tiwi society and culture, and the effects of European mission beliefs and government policies on Tiwi life
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Venbrux, Eric
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Tiwi (Australian people)
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A death in the Tiwi islands : conflict, ritual and social life in an Australian Aboriginal community, Eric Venbruz
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Publication
Note
Includes bibliographies and index
Contents
Machine derived contents note: 1 Under the Mango Tree, -- 2 Tiwi Culture Amid Change, -- 3 The Victim and his Father, -- 4 'The Message that it is Murder', -- 5 The Funeral Rituals, -- 6 The Yam Rituals, -- 7 'Nothing but the Truth', -- 8 The Postfuneral Rituals, -- 9 Conclusion
Control code
M0014522
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 268 p.
Isbn
9780521473514
Other physical details
ill. geneal. tables, maps
Stock number
10844b
System control number
0012366
Label
A death in the Tiwi islands : conflict, ritual and social life in an Australian Aboriginal community, Eric Venbruz
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographies and index
Contents
Machine derived contents note: 1 Under the Mango Tree, -- 2 Tiwi Culture Amid Change, -- 3 The Victim and his Father, -- 4 'The Message that it is Murder', -- 5 The Funeral Rituals, -- 6 The Yam Rituals, -- 7 'Nothing but the Truth', -- 8 The Postfuneral Rituals, -- 9 Conclusion
Control code
M0014522
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 268 p.
Isbn
9780521473514
Other physical details
ill. geneal. tables, maps
Stock number
10844b
System control number
0012366

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