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The Arunta: A Study of a Stone Age People (2 vols) by  Sir Baldwin & F.J. Gillen Spencer - 1st Edition - 1927 - from N & A Smiles (SKU: 19525)

The Arunta: A Study of a Stone Age People (2 vols)

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The Arunta: A Study of a Stone Age People (2 vols)

by Spencer, Sir Baldwin & F.J. Gillen

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London: Macmillan & Co 1927 Two Volumes First Editions 8vo xxviii,390,xvi,391-646pp, 1927 Ex-Library, Complete in Two Volumes. Volume One is GD+ original grey cloth, boards slightly warped, small sticker to ffep, internally very clean throughout; Volume Two is rebound in navy blue cloth, label to base of spine, pocket to ffep, library st amps to title page and edges, small sticker to copyright page, otherwise very clean throughout. Both volumes are complete with all illustrations, maps and fold-outs present and intact. Indispensible study, by two of the world's great anthropologists, of the primitive tribes of Central Australia, as they were at the beginning of the twentieth century. A complete survey of all the customs and rits, social orders, and daily lives of the Arunta people.

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Title
The Arunta: A Study of a Stone Age People (2 vols)
Author
Spencer, Sir Baldwin & F.J. Gillen
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Hardcover
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Used - Good
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Edition
1st Edition
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Hardcover
Publisher
London: Macmillan & Co 1927 Two Volumes First Editions 8vo xxviii,390,xvi,391-646pp
Date published
1927
Keywords
TOTEMS CHURINGA MBANBIUMA INTICHIUMA INITIATION CEREMONIES ENGWURA ALCHERA ACHILPA NAMBAKULLA KURUNA
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Australian Aboriginals;
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