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The Resource On the Aborigines of Australia, by Augustus Oldfield ; with an introduction by M Helen Henderson

On the Aborigines of Australia, by Augustus Oldfield ; with an introduction by M Helen Henderson

Label
On the Aborigines of Australia
Title
On the Aborigines of Australia
Statement of responsibility
by Augustus Oldfield ; with an introduction by M Helen Henderson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Extensive and observant notes on the Aborigines of W.A. especially the Wadjandi tribe; theories re origin and movements of Aborigines within Australia; physical description, particularly of people in N.W. of Western Australia; psychology; religious beliefs and legends (W. Aus.); watchandie and An-gaur-die tribes; death and burial; magic and revenge; War-ra-na-noo-Ra tribe; marriage; initiation; recreations; dancing and singing; legends; weapons; material cultue; clothing; foodgetting and cooking; fire-making; cannibalism; language; pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary (Wadjandi); short vocabulary of the Champion Bay tribe collected by R.J. Foley (Nanda); (Nanda)
Cataloging source
ANL
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Oldfield, Augustus
Dewey number
305.89915
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Henderson, M. H.
Series statement
Aboriginal studies series
Series volume
no. 23
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Watjanti (Australian people)
Label
On the Aborigines of Australia, by Augustus Oldfield ; with an introduction by M Helen Henderson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • See also p OLD version originally published in Transactions of the Ethnological Society of London V. 3 1865 : p. 215-298
  • RB copy no. 146 of limited casebound edition of 250 copies
  • Originally published in the Transactions of the Ethnological Society of London, n.s., vol. 3, 1865, pp 215-298
Control code
000040224049
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
lviii, 74 p.
Isbn
9780859053594
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
On the Aborigines of Australia, by Augustus Oldfield ; with an introduction by M Helen Henderson
Publication
Note
  • See also p OLD version originally published in Transactions of the Ethnological Society of London V. 3 1865 : p. 215-298
  • RB copy no. 146 of limited casebound edition of 250 copies
  • Originally published in the Transactions of the Ethnological Society of London, n.s., vol. 3, 1865, pp 215-298
Control code
000040224049
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
lviii, 74 p.
Isbn
9780859053594
Other physical details
ill., maps

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