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Author Montagu, Ashley, 1905-1999.

Title Coming into being among the Australian Aborigines : the procreative beliefs of the Australian Aborigines / Ashley Montagu.

Publication Info. London : Routledge, 2004.

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Edition Second edition.
Description 1 online resource (472 pages).
Series Routledge library editions. Anthropology and ethnography
Routledge library editions. Anthropology and ethnography.
Note This ed. originally published: 1974.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Figures; Foreword; Preface to the second edition; Preface; I. Introduction; II. The Arunta, the type pattern of Australian culture; The Arunta; III. The procreative beliefs of the Central Australian Aborigines; IV. The procreative beliefs of the native tribes of Northern Australia; V. The procreative beliefs of the native tribes of North-Eastern Australia, Queensland, and Cape York Peninsula.
VI. The procreative beliefs of the native tribes of North-Western AustraliaThe Forrest River Tribes; The Drysdale River Tribes; The Tribes of the Eastern Kimberleys; VII. The procreative beliefs of the native tribes of Western Australia; VIII. The procreative beliefs of the native tribes of Southern, South-Eastern, and Eastern Australia; IX. A summary account of the procreative beliefs of the Australian Aborigines; The Central Tribes; The Northern Tribes; The Tribes of North-Eastern Australia; The North-Western Tribes; The Tribes of Western Australia.
The Tribes of Southern, South-Eastern, and Eastern AustraliaX. The critical theories relating to the procreative beliefs of the Australian Aborigines; Intercourse; Menstruation; The Quickening; The Alleged Human Pairing Season in Primitive Times; The Sexual Behaviour of the Great Apes; Cumulative Experience and the Knowledge of Paternity; XI. Phallic ceremonies and so-called phallic worship; XII. Subincision and its alleged relationship to procreation; The Significance of Subincision; The Origin of Subincision; XIII. Maternity and paternity in Australia.
XIV. Nescience, science, and psychoanalysisXV. Tradition, experience, and belief; Bibliography; Index.
Summary This volume brings together all the evidence bearing upon the procreative beliefs of the Australian Aborigines and subjects it to a scientific examination in the light of biological, social and psychological research. First published in 1937. This edition reprints the revised edition of 1974.
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Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Religion.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.
Human reproduction -- Religious aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Montagu, Ashley, 1905-1999. Coming into being among the Australian Aborigines. Second edition 0415330580 (OCoLC)53821021
ISBN 9781136548376 (electronic bk.)
1136548378 (electronic bk.)
0415330580
9780415330589