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Howitt, A. W. (Alfred William) 1830-1908

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Works: 158 works in 262 publications in 1 language and 1,617 library holdings
Genres: History  Folklore  Legends  Music  Poetry  Archives 
Classifications: GN480, 301.2994
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The native tribes of south-east Australia by A. W Howitt ( Book )
38 editions published between 1904 and 2013 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alfred William Howitt (18301908) was a pioneer anthropologist. This book is a classic anthropological work and it contains a wealth of material of interest to anyone interested in Australian history, particularly people of Koorie descent. This is a facsimile edition of the work as it was published in 1904. Warning: the language and attitudes in this book are a reflection of the times, which people may find offensive
Kamilaroi and Kurnai; group-marriage and relationship, and marriage by elopement; drawn chiefly from the usage of the Australian Aborigines; also the Kurnai tribe, their customs in peace and war by Lorimer Fison ( Book )
26 editions published between 1880 and 1991 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Class divisions based on sex; totems; marriage rules and descent (Kamilaroi); male and female class names of Kamilaroi, Antakerinya, and tribes at Herbert River, Mackay and in Western Australia; relationship terms (Dieri, Brabolung, Wakeruk, and tribes at Paroo River, Port Lincoln, Lake Alexandrina, Port Mackay, Eildon, Frasers Island, Maneroo, Mota, Banks Islands); in general and in comparison with customs in other countries; kinship relationships; group marriage; female infanticide; marriage by capture; polyandry; totemism; Kurnai; Number of Aborigines in Gippsland; infanticide; naming of children; bodily ornamentations; initiation; marriage customs; hunting and food customs; camping rules; authority of elders and leadership; cannibalism; tribal conflicts; clan divisions; kinship relationship terms; belief in spirits; magic; beliefs in causes of diseases; table compares kinship relationship terms of Kurnai, Turra, Kamilaroi, Kunopia; in appendix detailed information of food customs of Kurnai and Maneroo tribes; bullroarer (Kamilaroi, Chepara); short notes on class divisions, marital customs, belief in spirits (Gournditch-mara); marital customs, initiation ceremonies (Geawegal); class divisions and totems, marital customs, initiation ceremonies, camping rules (Turra); class divisions, marriage rules (Waimbio); in appendix; Kurnai marriage system compared with Kamilaroi
The Jeraeil, or, The initiation ceremonies of the Kurnai tribe by A. W Howitt ( Book )
5 editions published between 1885 and 1998 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Notes on Australian message sticks and messengers by A. W Howitt ( Book )
2 editions published between 1889 and 1998 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the migrations of the Kurnai ancestors by A. W Howitt ( Book )
2 editions published between 1886 and 1998 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aboriginal bush tucker of the Murray Basin : observations from the journals and manuscripts of early European settlers and explorers ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Further notes on the Australian class systems by A. W Howitt ( Book )
4 editions published between 1888 and 1998 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Australian group relations by A. W Howitt ( Book )
5 editions published between 1885 and 1998 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the deme and the horde by A. W Howitt ( Book )
3 editions published between 1884 and 1985 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Notes on songs and song makers of some Australian tribes by A. W Howitt ( Book )
2 editions published in 1887 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On some Australian ceremonies of initiation by A. W Howitt ( Book )
1 edition published in 1884 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Australian group relations by A. W Howitt ( )
2 editions published in 1885 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Notes on the contact of the metamorphic and sedimentary formations at the upper Dargo River by Victoria ( Book )
2 editions published in 1892 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
--Report on the Walhalla gold-field : (with plates, plans, and sections) by Victoria ( Book )
1 edition published in 1901 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An episode in the history of Australian exploration by A. W Howitt ( Book )
2 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Victorian exploring expedition: diary of Burke & Wills, journal of Howitt, and narrative of King ( Book )
2 editions published in 1861 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Notes on diabase and adjacent formations of the Heathcote district by Victoria ( Book )
1 edition published in 1896 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On Australian medicine men ; or, Doctors and wizards of some Australian tribes by A. W Howitt ( Book )
2 editions published in 1886 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Notes on samples of rock collected in the 180 mine at Bendigo by Victoria ( Book )
2 editions published in 1893 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Howitt, A. W.
Howitt, A.W., 1830-1908
Howitt, Alfred William
Howitt, Alfred William, 1830-1908
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English (131)
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