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Among cannibals : an account of four years' travels in Australia and of camp life with the Aborigines of Queensland

Lumholtz, Carl


The ecology movement has led to a revival of interest in pre-industrial societies, especially those based on a hunting and gathering mode of subsistence. The rapid disappearance of such societies in recent decades, has made accounts of their traditional way of life particularly valuable. A major example is the work of the anthropologist and naturalist Carl Lumholtz, who spent four years living among the aborigines of Queensland, at a time when aboriginal culture had only been minimally affected...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 1980
Type: Book
Access Rights: Open Access


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