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Gifts for the dead : a stylistic analysis of Tiwi graveposts illuminated by a case study of their manufacture

Hoff, Jennifer

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Introduction - an outline of deficiencies in previous research, scholarly and popular interest in the Tiwi people and their funeral ceremonies; my reasons for attempting the project. The theoretical context for this research and methodologies for the stylistic analysis and fieldwork project are outlined. Difficulties in completing the project are reviewed together with a summary of the major fieldwork commission which narrowed the focus of research. The setting - an historical survey of...[Show more]

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Date published: 1988-09
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/117362

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