This volume brings together all the evidence bearing upon the procreative beliefs of the Australian Aborigines and subjects it to a scientific examination in the light of biological, social and psychological research.
First published in 1937. This edition reprints the revised edition of 1974.
'A valuable stimulus to anthropological thought and research.' - Ralph Piddington, Man
'The book ought to become a classic in its own field.' - British Journal of Psychology
'A contribution of outstanding importance to contemporary ethnological and anthropological literature.' - Aryan Path