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The World of the First Australians: An Introduction to the Traditional Life of the Australian Aborigines

R. M. (Ronald Murray) Berndt, Author; Catherine H. Berndt, Author
Format
Book
Published
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia : Ure Smith, 1964
Language
English
Contents
  • Aborigines in Time and Space
  • Social Orgainization and Structure
  • The Basis of Economic Life
  • The Life Cycle: Growing Up
  • The Life Cycle: Marriage to Old Age
  • Religious Belief and Practice: Totemisim and Mythology
  • Religious Belief and Practice: Ritual
  • Magic and Sorcery
  • Law and Order
  • Art and Aesthetic Expression
  • Death and the Afterlife
  • The Aborigines Today

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