The Resource Law and feud in an Aboriginal society of North Australia, by Arnold Remington Pilling

Law and feud in an Aboriginal society of North Australia, by Arnold Remington Pilling

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Law and feud in an Aboriginal society of North Australia
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Law and feud in an Aboriginal society of North Australia
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by Arnold Remington Pilling
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Summary
Fieldwork May 1953 - Aug. 1954; the function of feud and its relationship to law; historical background of Islanders, general social organization, individual, the family group, the aminyati group, the clan, section organization, the countries, the dance group; breaches of law and punishment, legal concepts, legal action during meetings, sanctions, feuds, past and present-law-ways before 1900, agents of social change; summaries of 107 cases recorded; rapid cultural change after 1911 (mission established), use of message sticks and songs as communication between opposing parties; compensation or blood-money; infanticide and abortion relatively common; comments on Berndts and Elkins statements re social organization
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-1994
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Pilling, Arnold R.
Dissertation note
Thesis (Ph. D.) -- University of California, 1958
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  • Berndt, Ronald M.
  • Elkin, A. P.
  • Aboriginal Australians
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Law and feud in an Aboriginal society of North Australia, by Arnold Remington Pilling
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Typescript
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M0033313
Dimensions
35 mm
Extent
1 microfilm reel (vii, 377 p. : ill., map)
Governing access note
  • Open access - reading
  • Partial copying, closed quotation
  • Not for Inter-Library loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 donated from Jane C. Goodale papers
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2955
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0056771
Label
Law and feud in an Aboriginal society of North Australia, by Arnold Remington Pilling
Publication
Note
Typescript
Control code
M0033313
Dimensions
35 mm
Extent
1 microfilm reel (vii, 377 p. : ill., map)
Governing access note
  • Open access - reading
  • Partial copying, closed quotation
  • Not for Inter-Library loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 donated from Jane C. Goodale papers
Stock number
2955
System control number
0056771

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