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Author Rose, Frederick, 1915-

Title The traditional mode of production of the Australian Aborigines / Frederick G. G. Rose
Published North Ryde, NSW, Australia : Angus & Robertson Publishers, 1987


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Description [xx], 292 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
regular print
Contents Includes bibliographical notes and references, glossary and index
Summary Marxist materialist analysis of domestic production focussing on relationship to land, land as a means of production, resource utilization, conservation and production of food, material culture (particularly spears and digging sticks), production relations; social and biological divisions of labour, family structure, marriage rules and age structure, descent and classificatory kinship systems, structuree of the patrilineal land-owning group and the foraging or local groups; based on fieldwork at Groote Eylandt and published literature
Analysis Aboriginal Australians Economic conditions
Aboriginal Australians Social conditions
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: 283-284
Notes From the collection of Ron Vanderwal
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Economic conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Kinship.
Aboriginal Australians -- Material culture -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.
Aboriginal Australians.
LC no. 87178182
ISBN 0207150478