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The Resource Southern anthropology : a history of Fison and Howitt's Kamilaroi and Kurnai, Helen Gardner, Patrick McConvell

Southern anthropology : a history of Fison and Howitt's Kamilaroi and Kurnai, Helen Gardner, Patrick McConvell

Label
Southern anthropology : a history of Fison and Howitt's Kamilaroi and Kurnai
Title
Southern anthropology
Title remainder
a history of Fison and Howitt's Kamilaroi and Kurnai
Statement of responsibility
Helen Gardner, Patrick McConvell
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the research, writing and reception of Lorimer Fison and A. W. Howitt's 'Kamilaroi and Kurnai' (1880). Historical chapters track Fison and Howitt's collection and analysis of anthropological material in the context of debates about the evolution of humans. Narrative interspersed with an introduction to the kinship and social organisation of Aboriginal and Pacific Island people that highlights the enduring value of Fison and Howitt's methods and the resurgence of their questions in contemporary anthropology
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gardner, Helen Bethea
Dewey number
301.099
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GN17.3
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McConvell, Patrick
Series statement
Palgrave studies in Pacific history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fison, Lorimer
  • Howitt, A. W.
  • Anthropology
  • Anthropology
Target audience
specialized
Label
Southern anthropology : a history of Fison and Howitt's Kamilaroi and Kurnai, Helen Gardner, Patrick McConvell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdasource
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. I Southern Anthropology -- 1.Introduction: The Publication of Kamilaroi and Kurnai -- 2.Morgan: Imagining Kinship -- 3.The Unity of World Kinship: A Southern Perspective -- pt. II Finding Kin: Fison in the Antipodes -- 4.The Apocalypse in the South: Fison in Victoria and Fiji -- 5.Twice Converted: Fison's Epiphany -- 6.Cracks in the Theory: The Problems of the Pacific -- 7.Fison's Fiji Discovery and the Interpretation of Kinship History -- pt. III Kin and Skin -- 8.Seeing Gamilaraay -- 9.Evidence and Anomalies from Australian and Pacific Sites -- 10.Howitt and Tulaba -- 11.The Turn from Kin to Skin -- pt. IV From Encounter to Page: The Writing of Kamilaroi and Kurnai -- 12.Time, Human Difference and Evolution in Oceania -- 13.Pen to Paper: Writing Kamilaroi and Kurnai -- 14.Kamilaroi and Kurnai: The Content and the Form -- 15.The Anthropology of Kinship in Kamilaroi and Kurnai -- pt. V The Reception and Legacy of Kamilaroi and Kurnai -- 16.The British Response to Kamilaroi and Kurnai -- 17.The Legacy of Kamilaroi and Kurnai in the Anthropology of Kinship -- 18.Conclusion: Southern Anthropology
Control code
000055469572
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xx, 329 pages
Isbn
9781137463807
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)924416816
Label
Southern anthropology : a history of Fison and Howitt's Kamilaroi and Kurnai, Helen Gardner, Patrick McConvell
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdasource
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. I Southern Anthropology -- 1.Introduction: The Publication of Kamilaroi and Kurnai -- 2.Morgan: Imagining Kinship -- 3.The Unity of World Kinship: A Southern Perspective -- pt. II Finding Kin: Fison in the Antipodes -- 4.The Apocalypse in the South: Fison in Victoria and Fiji -- 5.Twice Converted: Fison's Epiphany -- 6.Cracks in the Theory: The Problems of the Pacific -- 7.Fison's Fiji Discovery and the Interpretation of Kinship History -- pt. III Kin and Skin -- 8.Seeing Gamilaraay -- 9.Evidence and Anomalies from Australian and Pacific Sites -- 10.Howitt and Tulaba -- 11.The Turn from Kin to Skin -- pt. IV From Encounter to Page: The Writing of Kamilaroi and Kurnai -- 12.Time, Human Difference and Evolution in Oceania -- 13.Pen to Paper: Writing Kamilaroi and Kurnai -- 14.Kamilaroi and Kurnai: The Content and the Form -- 15.The Anthropology of Kinship in Kamilaroi and Kurnai -- pt. V The Reception and Legacy of Kamilaroi and Kurnai -- 16.The British Response to Kamilaroi and Kurnai -- 17.The Legacy of Kamilaroi and Kurnai in the Anthropology of Kinship -- 18.Conclusion: Southern Anthropology
Control code
000055469572
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xx, 329 pages
Isbn
9781137463807
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)924416816

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