The Resource The last cannibals, Jens Bjerre ; translated from the Danish by Estrid Bannister

The last cannibals, Jens Bjerre ; translated from the Danish by Estrid Bannister

Label
The last cannibals
Title
The last cannibals
Statement of responsibility
Jens Bjerre ; translated from the Danish by Estrid Bannister
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Contributor
Subject
Summary
One section on area west of Yuendumu; (Waljbiri); Author spent 7 weeks in desert; hunting, food; unrestrained expressions of personal grief, disputes over women, basis of family system, methods of acquiring wives, polygamy; circumcision rite, smoking as cleansing agent, pouring of blood over initiate; final initiation - type of subincision; initiation of girls - scarification & defloration; elopement, conception beliefs; ceremony of the snake, medicine men and magic
Member of
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1921-
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Bjerre, Jens
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Bannister, Estrid
Label
The last cannibals, Jens Bjerre ; translated from the Danish by Estrid Bannister
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
M0044981
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
191 p., [46] p. of plates
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.
Stock number
2338
System control number
0064717
Label
The last cannibals, Jens Bjerre ; translated from the Danish by Estrid Bannister
Publication
Control code
M0044981
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
191 p., [46] p. of plates
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.
Stock number
2338
System control number
0064717

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