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A black civilization : a social study of an Australian tribe.

Author: W Lloyd Warner
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, [1964, ©1958]
Series: Harper torchbooks., University library ;, TB3056.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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This edition omits pages 39-51 (Murngin clans) and 472-565 (Appendices II-VIII); for remainder of annotation see 1958 ed.
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Warner, W. Lloyd (William Lloyd), 1898-1970.
Black civilization.
New York, Harper & Row [1964, ©1958]
(OCoLC)644096916
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Lloyd Warner
OCLC Number: 1171944
Notes: "The Torchbook edition omits pages 41-51 and 472-565 of the revised edition."
Includes index.
Description: xvi, 516 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Murngin --
Local organization --
Family and kinship structure --
Age grading --
Primary adaptations and technology --
Warfare --
Murngin magic and medicine --
Sociological interpretation of magic --
Murngin totemism I --
Murngin totemism II --
Interpretation of Murngin totemism and of its ritual logics --
Mortuary rites --
Interpretation of Murngin death rituals-an integration of Murngin society --
Social change in North Australia --
Mahkarolla and Murngin society.
Series Title: Harper torchbooks., University library ;, TB3056.

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This edition omits pages 39-51 (Murngin clans) and 472-565 (Appendices II-VIII); for remainder of annotation see 1958 ed.

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