The Resource The Australian race : its origin, languages, customs, place of landing in Australia, and the routes by which it spread itself over that continent, by Edward M. Curr

The Australian race : its origin, languages, customs, place of landing in Australia, and the routes by which it spread itself over that continent, by Edward M. Curr

Label
The Australian race : its origin, languages, customs, place of landing in Australia, and the routes by which it spread itself over that continent
Title
The Australian race
Title remainder
its origin, languages, customs, place of landing in Australia, and the routes by which it spread itself over that continent
Statement of responsibility
by Edward M. Curr
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • aus
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
volume1, pages 1-35; General language information, orthography, table of 20 common & widespread Australian words, language & vocabulary comparisons, names of languages, quotes Ridleys Kamilaroi grammar, comments on words in the vocabularies; pages 36- 105; Physical characteristics, hair, skin, senses, half-castes, religious beliefs, sorcery (Bangerang, Victoria, New South Wales), medicine men, cures for sickness (Bangerang, Burdekin area), minor superstitions, astronomical beliefs (Bangerang,; Kilmore), personal property, government & leadership, family life, law & conflict (tribal & intertribal), property & inheritance, childhood, types of initiation, lists areas where circumcision & subincision are prevalent, infanticide, cannibalism,; trade & exchange, foods & food-getting, foodsharing, cooking, drinks, water collection, pitcheri, fighting methods, mortuary rites, corroborees, body painting, music, sign language, clothing, mutiliation & body ornaments, art, shelters, totemism; history of European contact; pages 106-142; Marriage, marital status, capture, elopement, status of women, marriage classes, extensive quotation from Ridley on rules & classes of Kamilaroi, Wailwun, Moreton Bay to Wide Bay, Barwan, Wiraiarai, Kogai, Pikumbul, Narran River; quotes Fison on group marriage, gives relationship terms for Dieyeri, Larriquia, Mooloola, Western Australia, Kamilaroi, Dippel, Encounter Bay, Woolna, Murray mouth; pages 143-151; Weapons & implements, spears, wommera, boomerang, clubs, shields, tomahawk, knife, chisel, kooditcha shoes, canoes, messengers & message sticks, nets & bags pages 152-189; Origins - comparison with extraAustralian races; pages 190-207; Arrival and spread of Aborigines, diffusion of cultural traits, languages; pages 208-234; Disease, prevalent diseases, introduction of smallpox, population decrease, general remarks on native health; pages 235-244; Comments on earlier writers on Aborigines; pages 245-425; 39 articles on particular areas listed separately in this bibliography; volume 2, pages 3-501; Articles 40-135 listed separately; volume 3, pages 3-589; Articles 136-214D listed separately; pages 592-699; Appendices, A - The Tasmanians; B - The ovens, caves, paintings, and sculptures... both listed separately volume 4, pages 4-45; Comparative vocabulary of 63 terms arranged by area & term; map shows location of tribes, areas of circumcision & subincision
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  • Special requirements: Set 5 unbound and uncut, requires careful unfolding to view, use other copies if requested -- v.4 copy 1, map fragile and damaged, use map copy 2 or 4 located in PC4 drawer 1
  • Conservation details: Conservation survey, handling instructions for digitisation, and treatment reports completed 4 July 2003, on file L:conservation \surveys -- Treatment of v.4 copies 1,2,4 completed 4 July 2003, report on file G:Library /conservation/ treatment, hard copies in conservation.
Cataloging source
XNLS
Citation location within source
8879
Citation source
Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1820-1889
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Curr, Edward M.
Dewey number
  • 994.004 9915
  • 305.89915
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PL7001
LC item number
.C8 1886-87
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ridley, William
  • Fison, Lorimer
  • Australian languages
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Australian languages
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Australia
Label
The Australian race : its origin, languages, customs, place of landing in Australia, and the routes by which it spread itself over that continent, by Edward M. Curr
Link
http://www.archive.org/stream/australianracei01currgoog#page/n9/mode/2up
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • AIATSIS holdings have been rebound and may not follow original volume formats
  • Fold-out map inserted in flap, rear of volume 4: Continental Australia, showing the routes by which the Aboriginal race spread itself throughout the continent
  • Volumes in Open Stack are bound photocopies
  • Wordlists included for tribes discussed in vols. 1-3. Vol. 4 consists of a comparative vocabulary of selected words
Bibliography note
Includes indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000046159670
Dimensions
23 cm, 49 cm.
Extent
4 volumes (xix, 425, vi, 501, viii, 710, 45 pages)
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Set 3 received from the Estate of the late E.J. Sheehan ; set 4 received from ATSIC library.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustration, map
System control number
(OCoLC)37088255
Label
The Australian race : its origin, languages, customs, place of landing in Australia, and the routes by which it spread itself over that continent, by Edward M. Curr
Link
http://www.archive.org/stream/australianracei01currgoog#page/n9/mode/2up
Publication
Note
  • AIATSIS holdings have been rebound and may not follow original volume formats
  • Fold-out map inserted in flap, rear of volume 4: Continental Australia, showing the routes by which the Aboriginal race spread itself throughout the continent
  • Volumes in Open Stack are bound photocopies
  • Wordlists included for tribes discussed in vols. 1-3. Vol. 4 consists of a comparative vocabulary of selected words
Bibliography note
Includes indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000046159670
Dimensions
23 cm, 49 cm.
Extent
4 volumes (xix, 425, vi, 501, viii, 710, 45 pages)
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Set 3 received from the Estate of the late E.J. Sheehan ; set 4 received from ATSIC library.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustration, map
System control number
(OCoLC)37088255

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