Book: The Family among the Australian Aborigines
Author: Bronislaw Malinowski





The Family among the Australian Aborigines By Bronislaw Malinowski

Format: Global Grey free PDF
Pages (PDF): 283
Publication Date: 1913

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Summary:

Written by one of the most important anthropologists of the 20th-century, this is an unflinching look at Australian Aborigines and their lives. Fair warning - the way the women and young girls are treated can make for depressing and disturbing reading. Chapters include: Exposition Of The Problem And Method; Modes Of Obtaining Wives; Husband And Wife; Sexual Aspect Of Marriage; Mode Of Living; Discussion Of Kinship; Theoretical Analysis Of This Concept; Some Examples Of Kinship Ideas Suggested By The Australian Folk-Lore; Parents And Children; and, Economics.