Aborigines of Tasmania (Paperback)

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First published in 1890 in a run of just 200 copies, anthropologist Henry Ling Roths The Aborigines of Tasmania provides a comprehensive account of native Tasmanians life and culture. Roth, writing in the wake of the Tasmanian Aborigines extinction, produces an approach to absolute completeness that relies on the accounts of the explorers, colonisers, and anthropologists who preceded him. His work covers an exhaustive range of detail, from the Tasmanians mannerisms to their psychology, origin, and language. Compiling his predecessors observations and arguments, Roth often sets opinions in opposition to highlight the lack of consensus amongst those who encountered the Tasmanians. Roths book is additionally valuable for the vocabularies included in his appendices. The 1899 edition (225 copies) revises and expands the first, adding photographs to the first editions illustrations as well as new appendices. It made an innovative and lasting contribution to an established research tradition. *Author: Roth, Henry Ling/ Butler, Marion E./ Backhouse Walker, James *Series Title: Cambridge Library Collection: Linguistics (Paperback) *Binding Type: Paperback *Number of Pages: 398 *Publication Date: 2009/11/26 *Language: English *Dimensions: 6.69 x 9.61 x 0.82 inches

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Publisher Cambridge Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9781108006644
SKU 213273165
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1108006647
Release Date 11/23/2009
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0398
Publisher Cambridge University Press
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