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The Resource Amongst stone age people in the Queensland wilderness : Bland stenåldersmänniskor i Queenslands wildmarker, by Eric Mjöberg ; translated by S. M. Fryer ; edited by Åsa Ferrier and Rod Ritchie

Amongst stone age people in the Queensland wilderness : Bland stenåldersmänniskor i Queenslands wildmarker, by Eric Mjöberg ; translated by S. M. Fryer ; edited by Åsa Ferrier and Rod Ritchie

Label
Amongst stone age people in the Queensland wilderness : Bland stenåldersmänniskor i Queenslands wildmarker
Title
Amongst stone age people in the Queensland wilderness
Title remainder
Bland stenåldersmänniskor i Queenslands wildmarker
Statement of responsibility
by Eric Mjöberg ; translated by S. M. Fryer ; edited by Åsa Ferrier and Rod Ritchie
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Author
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Account of expedition to north Queensland 1912-1914 with extended reference to Aboriginal customs and material culture; role of missions, traditional life; social control; territorial groupings and inheritance; religion; mythology (crow, eaglehawk, fish, turtle, animals, goanna, crocodile, kangaroo, emu, creation, celestial phenomena); after death beliefs; sorcery; medicine men; life cycle including conception and pregnancy, birth, abortion, childrearing and socialisation; concepts of body functions and organs; male and female initiation; marriage; mortuary practices; shelters; fire making; stone tools; water transport; baskets and vessels; boomerangs; clubs; spear throwers, spears; shields; hunting; fishing; gathering; cooking and food preparation; portable art; body painting and ornamentation; trade; music; ethnography derived mainly from Roth and own expeditions to Cooktown, Laura-Coleman River region of Cape York, Atherton-Tully River region rainforests and visits to Cairns and Yarrabah; views on missionaries and Mornington Island
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ANL
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1882-1938
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Mjöberg, Eric
Dewey number
305.89915
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Information relating to copyright status
Translation copyright S. M. Fryer 2015.
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1882-1938
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  • Fryer, S. M.
  • Ferrier, Åsa
  • Ritchie, Rod
  • Mjöberg, Eric
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  • Old Chandy
  • Singleton, George
  • Noble, James
  • Queen Adjal
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Natural history
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Queensland
Label
Amongst stone age people in the Queensland wilderness : Bland stenåldersmänniskor i Queenslands wildmarker, by Eric Mjöberg ; translated by S. M. Fryer ; edited by Åsa Ferrier and Rod Ritchie
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Original Swedish version first published 1918 by Albert Bonniers Förlag, Stockholm
  • See also manuscript version held at MS 2866
  • "With 31 plates, 226 captioned figures and 2 maps"--Title page
  • Index to Aboriginal words : page 401
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 380-382) and indexes
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000053981242
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xv, 406 pages
Isbn
9780859055932
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
facsimile, illustrations (some coloured), maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)899982452
Label
Amongst stone age people in the Queensland wilderness : Bland stenåldersmänniskor i Queenslands wildmarker, by Eric Mjöberg ; translated by S. M. Fryer ; edited by Åsa Ferrier and Rod Ritchie
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Original Swedish version first published 1918 by Albert Bonniers Förlag, Stockholm
  • See also manuscript version held at MS 2866
  • "With 31 plates, 226 captioned figures and 2 maps"--Title page
  • Index to Aboriginal words : page 401
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 380-382) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000053981242
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xv, 406 pages
Isbn
9780859055932
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
facsimile, illustrations (some coloured), maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)899982452

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