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The material culture and social institutions of the simpler peoples : an essay in correlation

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The material culture and social institutions of the simpler peoples : an essay in correlation
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The material culture and social institutions of the simpler peoples : an essay in correlation
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First published 1915; comparative study of the social organization of various types of primitive peoples divided into hunters, pastoralists, agriculturalists; list of authorities, e.g. Curr, Howitt, Eyre - consulted in survey; form of governments - examples from Queensland, Central & Western Australia; private and public justice i.e. group of individual retaliation for wrong doings, murder, including magic killings - Riverina and Darling River tribes (Watchandie, Geawegal, Kamilaroi, Kurnai, Bangerang); thefts - Dieri; wife stealing, adultery, elopement, ravishing of uninitiated girl (Gungai, Kurnai, Kaiabara); womens disputes (Bangerang); methods of punishments - relationship of groups carrying out punishment to victim; Appendices include list of tribes mentioned in text in tabular form; table indicating methods of maintaining order; classification of societies in respect to methods of betrothal, examples from Yuin, Wimbaic; status of women, relation in marriage; ceremonial cannibalism, infanticide; land ownership - causes cited from Yuin, Thedora, Wolgal
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1864-1929
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Hobhouse, L. T.
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  • Wheeler, Gerald Camden
  • Ginsberg, M
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The material culture and social institutions of the simpler peoples : an essay in correlation
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tbls.; diags.; bibl
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M0054284
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xiv, 299 p.
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4056
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0077886
Label
The material culture and social institutions of the simpler peoples : an essay in correlation
Publication
Note
tbls.; diags.; bibl
Control code
M0054284
Extent
xiv, 299 p.
Stock number
4056
System control number
0077886

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