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The Aranda's Pepa. An Introduction to Carl Strehlow's Masterpiece Die Aranda-und Loritja-Stamme in Zentral-Australien (1907-1920)

Kenny, Anna-Maria

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The German missionary Carl Strehlow (1871-1922) had a deep ethnographic interest in Aboriginal Australian cosmology and social life which he documented in his 7 volume work Die Aranda- und Loritja-Stämme in Zentral-Australien that remains unpublished in English. In 1913, Marcel Mauss called his collection of sacred songs and myths, an Australian Rig Veda. This immensely rich corpus, based on a lifetime on the central Australian frontier, is barely known in the English-speaking world and is the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/35788

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