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

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Works: 151 works in 254 publications in 2 languages and 1,589 library holdings
Genres: History  Folklore  Legends  Music  Poetry  Archives 
Roles: Author, Contributor
Classifications: GN665, 301.2994
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The native tribes of south-east Australia by A. W Howitt( Book )
35 editions published between 1904 and 2013 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reproduced exactly as it was first published in 1904, this groundbreaking work of pioneer anthropologist Alfred William Howitt (1830-1908) continues to provide a vital foundation for understanding the many and varied cultures of Indigenous Australian peoples today. Howitt's research is based on 40 years of exploration in central Australia, and covers topics such as: tribal organisation; social organisation; relationship terms and marriage rules; tribal government; medicine and magic; beliefs and burial practices; initiation ceremonies; trade and barter; various customs
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 )
33 editions published between 1880 and 1991 in English and Dutch and held by 423 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 )
4 editions published between 1885 and 1998 in English and held by 28 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
Notes on Australian message sticks and messengers by A. W Howitt( Book )
2 editions published between 1889 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
Australian group relations by A. W Howitt( Book )
6 editions published between 1885 and 1998 in English and held by 17 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 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Notes on songs and song makers of some Australian tribes by A. W Howitt( Book )
3 editions published in 1887 in English and held by 10 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 10 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 9 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 8 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
Australian group relations by A. W Howitt( )
1 edition published in 1885 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
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 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
Personal reminiscences of Central Australia and the Burke and Wills Expedition : inaugural address by A. W Howitt( Book )
3 editions published in 1907 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
Languages
English (133)
Dutch (1)
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