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Oceania : the native cultures of Australia and the Pacific Islands

Author: Douglas L Oliver
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, ©1989.
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Oliver, Douglas L.
Oceania.
Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, c1989
(OCoLC)568757223
Online version:
Oliver, Douglas L.
Oceania.
Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, c1989
(OCoLC)609335553
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas L Oliver
ISBN: 0824810198 9780824810191
OCLC Number: 18587823
Description: 2 v. (xii, 1275 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Preface --
Prologue --
Pt. I: Background. The natural setting ; Population and physical types ; Languages ; Archaeology ; Ethology --
Pt. II: Activities. Definitions, religious ideas, and tools ; Foods and food getting: Australia ; Foods and food getting: The islands ; Domicile ; Boats and ocean travel ; Welfare and killing ; External exchange ; Sex and reproduction ; Infancy to death - and beyond --
v. 2. Pt. III: Social relations. More definitions ; Australia ; Polynesia ; Micronesia ; Melanesia ; Fiji ; Finale.
Responsibility: Douglas L. Oliver ; illustrations by Lois Johnson.

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