People, Countries, and the Rainbow Serpent: Systems of Classification Among the Lardil of Mornington Island

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Oxford University Press, 1999 - 270 páginas
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The Lardil, an Australian Aboriginal tribe, have a rich and complex cognitive culture and are native speakers of three different languages, each used for different ocassions. McKnight examines their systems of classifying the world, and creates the first inventory of the cognitive aspects of their social structures (including kinship, myth, and ritual) of an Aboriginal tribe.

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I haven't read this book but knew the author , David McKnight , who was a very lovely , interested and interesting , good and loving man.

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Introduction
3
Coming into Being and Going out of Being
15
People as Kin and Affines
33
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David McKnight, Professor of Anthropology and Political Science, London School of Economics.

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