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Australian Aboriginal Kinship

An introductory handbook with particular emphasis on the Western Desert

Since the very early years of anthropology, Australian Aboriginal kinship has fascinated researchers in the field as well as theorists. Its complexity is considerable and, as some have remarked, its mechanical and logical beauty is astonishing. This complexity has however discouraged many scholars, students and people working in Aboriginal communities from actively and intellectually engaging with indigenous ways of conceiving and producing relationships based on kinship, despite the fact ...

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  • Publisher : pacific-credo Publications
  • Serie : Manuels du Credo
  • Place of publication : Marseille
  • Year of publication : 2011
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 17 mai 2018
  • EAN (Print version) : 9781463740412
  • Electronic EAN : 9782956398110
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.pacific.556
  • Number of pages : 144 p.

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