The Resource The social organization of Australian tribes, by A. R. Radcliffe-Brown

The social organization of Australian tribes, by A. R. Radcliffe-Brown

Label
The social organization of Australian tribes
Title
The social organization of Australian tribes
Statement of responsibility
by A. R. Radcliffe-Brown
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Reprinted from Oceania, 1930, 1(1,2,3), 1931, 1(4); detailed account of organization throughout Australia; basic elements of social structure, named divisions, map shows distribution of matrilineal and patrilineal moieties, four and eight sections, semi-moieties, kinship terms (Aranda and Kariera in detail); totemic clans; systematic catalogue of various types of organization, 50 areas dealt with; tribal locations; mythology accounting for the formation of totemic centres; function of patrilineal descent
Additional physical form
Also available electronically at Internet Archive: http://www.archive.org/details/texts
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1881-1955
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Radcliffe-Brown, A. R.
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Oceania monographs
Series volume
no.1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Ethnology
Label
The social organization of Australian tribes, by A. R. Radcliffe-Brown
Link
https://archive.org/details/socialorganizati00radc/page/n1/mode/2up
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Reprinted from Oceania, v.11
  • "As this monograph went out of print, the four articles in Oceania, Vol. 1 of which it was a reprint have been bound together. The pagination is now that of these articles and not of the original form of the monograph"
  • Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Control code
000008093532
Dimensions
24 p.
Extent
1 v.(various pagings)
Other physical details
genealogical tables, maps
Label
The social organization of Australian tribes, by A. R. Radcliffe-Brown
Link
https://archive.org/details/socialorganizati00radc/page/n1/mode/2up
Publication
Note
  • Reprinted from Oceania, v.11
  • "As this monograph went out of print, the four articles in Oceania, Vol. 1 of which it was a reprint have been bound together. The pagination is now that of these articles and not of the original form of the monograph"
  • Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Control code
000008093532
Dimensions
24 p.
Extent
1 v.(various pagings)
Other physical details
genealogical tables, maps

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