Fison, Lorimer

   D.D.
(b. 1832)
   Anthropologist. Kamilaroi and Kurnai, Group Marriage and Marriage by Elopement (with A.W. Hewitt), Land Tenure in Fiji, Tales from Old Fiji, etc.

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  • Lorimer Fison — (9 November 1832 – 29 December 1907) was an Australian anthropologist, Methodist minister and journalist.Early lifeFison was born at Barningham, Suffolk, England. His father, Thomas Fison, was a prosperous landowner, his mother, Charlotte, a… …   Wikipedia

  • Fison — Lorimer Fison (* 9. November 1832 in Barningham, Suffolk, England; † 29. Dezember 1907 in Essendon, Melbourne) war ein Missionar der Wesleyan Church, Anthropologe und Journalist. Berühmt ist sein Werk über das alte Fidschi im Südpazifik. Werke… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lorimer Fison — (* 9. November 1832 in Barningham, Suffolk, England; † 29. Dezember 1907 in Essendon, Melbourne) war ein Missionar der Wesleyan Church, Anthropologe und Journalist. Berühmt ist sein Werk über das alte Fidschi im Südpazifik. Werke Tales from Old… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • FISON, Rev. Lorimer (1832-1907) — anthropologist was born at Barningham, Suffolk, on 9 November 1832. His father was a prosperous landowner, his mother a daughter of the Rev. John Reynolds, a woman of ability and personality. Fison was sent to a good school at Sheffield,… …   Dictionary of Australian Biography

  • Liste der Biografien/Fi — Biografien: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bati (Fiji) — Bati are the traditional warriors of the Fiji Islands the word itself loosely translated means soldier, bodyguard in Fijian. [cite web url=http://www.geocities.com/fijidictionary/fijian eng dict.html title=Fijian English Dictionary publisher=… …   Wikipedia

  • Alfred William Howitt — (17 April 1830 ndash; 7 March 1908) was an Australian anthropologist and naturalist. Background Howitt was born in Nottingham, England, the son of well known authors William Howitt and Mary Botham. He came to the Victorian gold fields in 1852… …   Wikipedia

  • HOWITT, Alfred William (1830-1908) — explorer, geologist and anthropologist was born at Nottingham, England, on 17 April 1830. His father, William Howitt (1792 1879), wrote many volumes of poetry, history, fiction and miscellaneous writings, and was well known in his day. In 1852 he …   Dictionary of Australian Biography

  • Bullroarer (music) — The bullroarer, [Haddon, The Study of Man , p. 219: Prof. E. B. Tylor informs me that the name of bull roarer was first introduced into anthropological literature by the Rev. Lorimer Fison, who compares the Australian tundun to the wooden toy… …   Wikipedia

  • 1907 in Australia — Infobox Australian year year = 1907 monarch = Edward VII governor general = Henry Northcote, 1st Baron Northcote pm = Alfred Deakin population = 4,122,201 australian = elections =Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland See also: 1906 in Australia,… …   Wikipedia

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