The Resource Traditional Torres Strait Islander society : a reconstruction of the womans role / Elizabeth Osborne

Traditional Torres Strait Islander society : a reconstruction of the womans role / Elizabeth Osborne

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Traditional Torres Strait Islander society : a reconstruction of the womans role / Elizabeth Osborne
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Traditional Torres Strait Islander society : a reconstruction of the womans role / Elizabeth Osborne
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Summary
Literature survey of sources relating to the lives of Torres Strait Island women; brief historical context; economic role of women - material culture, division of labour; betrothal and marriage; kin avoidance; polygamy, adultery and violence; widowhood; childbirth; infanticide; child rearing; initiation and cicatrisation; sexual relations; clothing; burial and mourning ceremonies; sorcery and health; role in warfare and government
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Osborne, Elizabeth
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Traditional Torres Strait Islander society : a reconstruction of the womans role / Elizabeth Osborne
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Bibliography; p. 73-75; Photocopy
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M0011289
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75 p.; ill., map
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Open access - reading. Partial copying, closed quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
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0009087
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Traditional Torres Strait Islander society : a reconstruction of the womans role / Elizabeth Osborne
Publication
Note
Bibliography; p. 73-75; Photocopy
Control code
M0011289
Extent
75 p.; ill., map
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Partial copying, closed quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0009087

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