The Resource Kamilaroi and Kurnai : group-marriage and relationship, and marriage by elopement, drawn chiefly from the usage of the Australian Aborigines : also the Kurnai tribe, their customs in peace and war, by Lorimer Fison and A.W. Howitt : with an introduction by Lewis H. Morgan

Kamilaroi and Kurnai : group-marriage and relationship, and marriage by elopement, drawn chiefly from the usage of the Australian Aborigines : also the Kurnai tribe, their customs in peace and war, by Lorimer Fison and A.W. Howitt : with an introduction by Lewis H. Morgan

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Kamilaroi and Kurnai : group-marriage and relationship, and marriage by elopement, drawn chiefly from the usage of the Australian Aborigines : also the Kurnai tribe, their customs in peace and war
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Kamilaroi and Kurnai
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group-marriage and relationship, and marriage by elopement, drawn chiefly from the usage of the Australian Aborigines : also the Kurnai tribe, their customs in peace and war
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by Lorimer Fison and A.W. Howitt : with an introduction by Lewis H. Morgan
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Essays on Kamilaroi marriage, descent and relationships, and group marriage and relationship by Lorimer Fison, includes examination of kinship theories, for example Morgans Turanian system and comparisons with other kinship systems and social organisation in Australia and Pacific Islands including Dieri and Mount Gambier examples; Howitts essay The Kurnai; their customs in peace and war describes Kurnai life cycle including child rearing, marriage customs and obligations, Kurnai population, territorial extent of clans, kinship tables, mortuary customs and beliefs, spiritual life and sorcery and conflict with Brajerak of Monaro; Appendices; Food distribution of Kurnai and Monaro tribes, Turndun ritual instrument of Kurnai, Kamilaroi and Chepara, social organisation of Gournditch-mara, Geawegal, Waimbio, Turra , summary comparison of Kurnai and Kamilaroi marriage systems
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1832-1907
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Fison, Lorimer
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1830-1908
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Howitt, A. W.
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Morgan, Lewis H.
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Kamilaroi and Kurnai : group-marriage and relationship, and marriage by elopement, drawn chiefly from the usage of the Australian Aborigines : also the Kurnai tribe, their customs in peace and war, by Lorimer Fison and A.W. Howitt : with an introduction by Lewis H. Morgan
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  • Includes index and tables; This book was first published in 1880 by George Robertson, Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Brisbane
  • Copy 3 is facsimile ed. published by Anthropological Publication, Oosterhout, 1967
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M0010508
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Facsim. ed.
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372 p.; 1 folded map inside front cover
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Copy 3 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
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09361b
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0008289
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Kamilaroi and Kurnai : group-marriage and relationship, and marriage by elopement, drawn chiefly from the usage of the Australian Aborigines : also the Kurnai tribe, their customs in peace and war, by Lorimer Fison and A.W. Howitt : with an introduction by Lewis H. Morgan
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Publication
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  • Includes index and tables; This book was first published in 1880 by George Robertson, Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Brisbane
  • Copy 3 is facsimile ed. published by Anthropological Publication, Oosterhout, 1967
Control code
M0010508
Edition
Facsim. ed.
Extent
372 p.; 1 folded map inside front cover
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Stock number
09361b
System control number
0008289

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