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World of the First Australians, The. Aboriginal Traditional Life: Past and Present

Ronald Murray Berndt, Catherine Helen Berndt


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(First published 1964) Fourth edition. Includes alterations to chapters I and XV; chapter XIV is amended and retitled and a previous Appendix has become an amended chapter XVI; also includes additional notes and an expanded bibliography. pp. xxix, 608 illusts #0220

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AuthorRonald Murray Berndt, Catherine Helen Berndt
PublisherAboriginal Studies Press
Year Published1988
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