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Author Shapiro, Warren.

Title Social organization in Aboriginal Australia / Warren Shapiro
Published Canberra : Australian National University Press, 1979

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 W'PONDS  305.89915 Sha/Soi  TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
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Description viii, 135 pages ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Ideologies of parenthood -- 2. Ritual lodges -- 3. Residence groups -- 4. Matrilineal ties -- 5. Moiety systems -- 6. Relationship terminologies -- 7. Four- and Eight-class systems -- 8. Semi-moiety organization -- 9. Some aspects of the conjugal bond -- 10. The wider network of affinity
Summary Kinship and affinity, especially in north eastern Arnhem Land; ideologies of parenthood; ritual lodges; residence groups; matrilineal ties; relationship terminologies; sections, subsections, moieties and semi-moieties
Analysis Aboriginal Australians
Ethnology Australia
Aboriginal Australians - Social life and customs
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 119-132
Event 1979
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Kinship.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land
Aboriginal Australians.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social structure
Ethnology -- Australia.
Kinship -- Australia.
LC no. anb70810729
ISBN 070810729X