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

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Works: 156 works in 300 publications in 2 languages and 1,725 library holdings
Genres: History  Folklore  Legends  Music  Maps  Poetry  Archives 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GN665, 301.2994
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The native tribes of south-east Australia by A. W Howitt( Book )

49 editions published between 1904 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 521 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 )

38 editions published between 1880 and 1991 in English and Dutch and held by 395 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 24 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 20 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 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australian group relations by A. W Howitt( Book )

7 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 15 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 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

--Report on the Walhalla gold-field : (with plates, plans, and sections) by Victoria( Book )

2 editions published in 1901 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

On the deme and the horde by A. W Howitt( Book )

3 editions published between 1884 and 1985 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An episode in the history of Australian exploration by A. W Howitt( Book )

3 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 8 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

Personal reminiscences of Central Australia and the Burke and Wills Expedition : inaugural address by A. W Howitt( Book )

4 editions published in 1907 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geological sketch map of part of the Mitchell River division of the Gipps Land mining district, Victoria by Victoria( )

4 editions published in 1874 in English and held by 7 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

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 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on the contact of the metamorphic and sedimentary formations at the upper Dargo River by Victoria( Book )

3 editions published in 1892 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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
Alternative Names
Alfred Howitt Geologe, Anthropologe und Entdeckungsreisender

Alfred William Howitt Brits ontdekkingsreiziger (1830-1908)

Howitt, A. W.

Howitt, A.W. 1830-1908

Howitt, Alfred 1830-1908

Howitt, Alfred William.

Howitt, Alfred William 1830-1908

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English (160)

Dutch (1)

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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