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The descent of Morgan in Australia: Kinship Representation from the Australian Colonies

McConvell, Patrick; Gardner, Helen

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Morgan had two extraordinary disciples in Lorimer Fison and Alfred Howitt in Australia. They were inspired by Morgan�s kinship schedule and were profoundly engaged in the method and theory of the collection of kinship data and its interpretation. Fison began using the schedule in Fiji in 1869. Soon after his first contact with Howitt, in 1873, they changed the method of collection of kinship terminologies. This paper traces the shift from tabulated kinship lists to family trees and the use...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/61030
Source: Structure and Dynamics: eJournal of Anthropological and Related Sciences
DOI: .5070/SD961017979

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