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Detail of front wrapper of REVELATION OF THE MALAGANS - The Ritual Art of New Ireland (hallinan25p 150/217 HALL25)
Hallinan, J. Peter. REVELATION OF THE MALAGANS. The Ritual Art of New Ireland. BNo. 0-7316-9723-5. First Edition, 1990 (pb). Pp: 36; 235mm x 160mm; 0.14kg. 53 b/w. Foreword by Michael Gunn. A very good paperback copy. Wrp: vg. Tribal Arts Gallery, Florida Gardens, Queensland, 1990. (This book was published in conjunction with a touring exhibition of the 49 works of masks, figures and plaques which are illustrated with provenance. Carvers included: Langiri Urban, Michael Homerang, Hosea Linge, Edward Sale, Leo Sola, Ben Sisia, Samuel Pokore and Songis Gabriel) (Keywords: Ethnology, Pacific, Melanesia, New Ireland, Malagans, Tatanua, Tabar, Notsi, Nalik, Mandar).
Book Code: R588 AU$15
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Detail of front cover of GRASS ROOTS ART OF NEW GUINEA  (hannemann01p  150/196  HANN01)
Hannemann, E.F. GRASS ROOTS ART OF NEW GUINEA. A collection of rubbings and pen-sketches of decorations. BNo. AUS69-582. First Edition, 1969 (pb). Pp: (58); 235mm x 180mm; 0.14kg. 58 fig. Introduction. A very good paperback copy. wrp: vg. (slight sun-fade in top margin of wrap). Pacific Publications, Sydney, 1969. (This book is the collection of rubbings and pen-sketches of the designs with which New Guineans decorate their personal belongings) (Keywords: Social culture, Pacific, Melanesia, New Guinea).
Book Code: U003 SOLD - now out of stock AU$28
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Detail of wrapper - ART AND IDENTITY IN OCEANIA  (hanson1p  155/182  HANS01)
Hanson, Allan & Louise Hanson (ed). ART AND IDENTITY IN OCEANIA. Third International Symposium on the Arts of Oceania 1984. (Pacific Arts Association). BNo. 1-86333-010-0. First Edition, 1990. Pp: x, 318; 235mm x 200mm; 1.18kg. 20 col, 290 b/w, fig & maps. Foreword, the contributors, references. A very good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: vg; dw: vg. (penned name on fep). Crawford House Press, Bathurst, NSW, 1990. (This book represents the most recent developments in the study of the art of people of the Pacific and includes nineteen out of the forty papers which were presented at the Third International Symposium held in New York in 1984) (Keywords: Ethnology, Kominimung, Asmat, Solomon Islands, Sulka, New Britain, Maori, Australian Aboriginal).
Book Code: E409 AU$110
Note: Contributors and papers are:
(1) Hanson, Allan & Louise Hanson - Introduction: Art, Indentity and Self-Consciousness in Oceania. (2) Schwimmer, Erik - The Anthropology of the Ritual Arts. (3) Smidt, Dirk - Kominimung One-Legged Figures: Creative Process and Symbolic Function. (4) Schneebaum, Tobias - The Area of Asmat Artifacts. (5) Waite, Deborah B. - Mon Canoes of the Western Solomon Islands. (6) Corbin, George A. - Salvage Art History Among the Sulka of Wide Bay, East New Britain, Papua New Guinea. (7) McKesson, John A. - In Search of the Origins of the New Caledonia Mask. (8) Foanaota, Lawrence - Prehistoric Sequence of Nendo Island, Santa Cruz, Southeast Solomon Islands. (9) Davenport, William - The Figurative Sculpture of Santa Cruz Island. (10) Rose, Roger G. - The Masked Tamate of Vanikoro. (11) Ruhe, Edward L. - The Bark Art of Tasmania. (12) Lewis, Phillip - Tourist Art, Traditional Art and the Museum in Papua New Guinea. (13) Neich, Roger - Maori Figurative Painting: Tradition and Innovation in the Search for Identity. (14) Hanson, Allan & Louise Hanson - The Eye of the Beholder: A Short History of the Study of Maori Art. (15) Craig, Barry - Relic and Trophy Arrays as Art Among the Mountain-Ok, Central New Guinea. (16) Reynolds, Stephanie - Imperatives and Persuasion in the Conservation Culture: Gender Constraints in Tongan Dance. (17) Teilhet-Fisk, Jehanne - Tongan Grave Art. (18) Dark, Philip J.C. - Tomorrow's Heritage is Today's Art, and Yesteryear's Idenity. (19) Mead, Sidney (Hirini Moko) - Tribal Art as Symbols of Identity. (20) Megaw, J.V.S. - Art as Identity: Aspects of Contemporary Aboriginal Art.
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Detail of wrapper -  MARING HUNTERS AND TRADERS - Production and Exchange in the Papua  New Guinea Highlands (healey1p  155/235  HEAL1)
Healey, Christopher. MARING HUNTERS AND TRADERS. Production and Exchange in the Papua New Guinea Highlands. BNo. 0-520-06840-8. First Edition, 1990. Pp: xxii, 402; 230mm x 150mm; 0.85kg. 16 b/w(pl), 9 fig, 48 tab, 4 maps. Preface, notes, introduction, appendices 1 to 4, bibliography, index. A very good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: vg; dw: vg. Studies in Melanesian Anthropology No.8. University of California Press, Berkeley, 1990. (This book is a portrait of Kundagai society in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea. It focuses on trade and traditional trade networks. The author examines the exploitation of forest products and the ensuing transactions in goods, both locally and regionally) (Keywords: Anthropology, trade, exchange, Pacific, Melanesia, New Guinea).
Book Code: H121 AU$40
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Detail of wrap -  (hegemann01bp  190/162  HEGE01)
Hegemann, Hans-Werner. SCHNITZKUNST AUS DER SUDSEE. Im Deutschen Elfenbein-Museum Erbach/Odenwald - Vom 14. September Bis 2. November 1974. BNo. n/a. First Edition, 1974 (pb). Pp: 47; 180mm x 210mm; 0.13kg. 18 b/w, 1 map. Zur einfuhrung, literatur zur einfurung. A good paperback copy. Wrp: g. (minor wear on wrap). Deutsches Elfenbein-Museum der Stadt Erbach/Odenwald, 1974. (All text is in the German Language. This publication is a catalogue of artefacts from New Guinea, Caroline Islands, Marquesas Islands and other islands in Oceania) (Keywords: Ethnology, Pacific, Melanesia, Polynesia, Micronesia).
Book Code: J175 AU$35
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Detail of front wrapper of PACIFIC ART - Persistence, Change and Meaning  (herle4p  160/188  HERL04)
Herle, Anita; Nick Stanley, Karen Stevenson & Robert L. Welsch (editors). PACIFIC ART. Persistence, Change and Meaning. BNo. 1-86333-214-6. First Edition, 2002. Pp: x, 455; 230mm x 195mm; 1.57kg. 45 col, 265 b/w, 30 fig, 4 maps. Preface, testimonial, contributors, references. A very good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: vg; dw: vg. Crawford House Publishing, Hindmarsh, 2002. (This collection of twenty-nine essays documents the state of research about Pacific art at the start of the 21st century. The essays are presented in five parts entitled: Interrogating the past through the photographic image; Defining and contesting identities through art; Exploring museums, collectors and meanings; Studying agency and objects; and Negotiating change in contemporary Pacific art) (Keywords: Ethnology, anthropology, Pacific, Melanesia, Polynesia, Australia, Maori, Aboriginal).
Book Code: Z007 $49
Note: Contributors and papers are:
(1) Dark, Philip J.C. - Persistence, Change and Meaning in Pacific Art: A Retrospective View with an Eye towards the Future. (2) Dark, Philip J.C. - Using Photographs to Visualise the Art of the Kilenge. (3) Corbin, George A. - E.T. Gilliard's Ethnographic Photographs on the Middle Sepik River: Kanganaman Village, 1953-54. (4) Webb, Virginia-Lee - Authorship and Image: Hand-Coloured Glass Lantern-Slides from the Crane Pacific Expedition. (5) Davenport, William H. - The Persistence of Facial Scarification as Body Art in the Eastern Solomon Islands. (6) Flores, Judy - Art and Identity in the Mariana Islands: The Reconstruction of 'Ancient' Chamorro Dance. (7) Bell, Joshua A. - A New Hale for the Nation: The Center for Hawaiian Studies, Manoa Campus, University of Hawai'i. (8) Neller, Angela J. - From Utilitarian to Sacred: The Transformation of a Traditional Hawaiian Object. (9) Herda, Phyllis S. - Cook Islands Tivaevae: Migration and the Display of Culture in Aotearoa/New Zealand. (10) Stanley, Nick - Museums and Indigenous Identity: Asmat Carving in a Global Context. (11) Campbell, Shirley - What's in a Name? The Search of Meaning. (12) Waite, Deborah - Exploring Solomon Islands Shields: Vehicles of Power in Changing Museum Contexts. (13) Craig, Barry - 'A Stranger in a Strange Land': Kenneth Thomas in the North Sepik Region of Papua New Guinea. (14) Bonshek, Liz - Objects Mediating Relationships. (15) Mayer, Carol E. - In the Spirit of a Difference Time: The Legacy of Early Collecting Practices in the Pacific. (16) Herle, Anita - Objects, agency and museums: Continuing Dialogues between the Torres Strait and Cambridge. (17) Neich, Roger - The Gateways of Maketu: Ngati Pikiao Carving Style and the Persistence of Form. (18) Gathercole, Peter - 'Te Maori' in the Longer View. (19) Tilberg, Jo Anne Van & Cristian Arevalo - Reconstructing the Rapa Nui Carver's Perspective: Observations on the Experimental Replication of Moai on Easter Island. (20) Kaeppler, Adrienne L. - The Structure of Tongan Barkcloth Design: Imagery, Metaphor and Allusion. (21) Hooper, Steven - Memorial Images of Eastern Fiji: Materials, metaphors and Meanings. (22) Venbrux, Eric - The Craft of Spider Woman: A History of Bark Baskets in the Tiwi Islands. (23) Totu, Victor - The Impact of the Commercial Development of Art on Traditional Culture in the Solomon Islands. (24) Schindlbeck, Marcus - Contemporary Maori Art and Berlin's Ethnographical Museum. (25) Kjellgren, Eric - Painting for Corroboree, Painting for Kartiya: Contemporary Aboriginal Art in the East Kimberley, Western Australia. (26) Megaw, J.V.S. - Transformations: Appreciation, Appropriation and Imagery in Indigenous Australian Art. (27) Peltier, Philippe - Beyond All Limits. (28) Ivory, Carol S. - Marquesan Art at the Millennium. (29) Stevenson, Karen - The Island in the Urban: Contemporary Pacific Art in New Zealand.
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Detail of front wrapper -  ANTHROPOLOGY IN OCEANIA  -   Essays Presented  to Ian Hogbin.  (hiatt04p  155/234   HIAT04)
Hiatt, L.R. & C. Jayawardena (editors). ANTHROPOLOGY IN OCEANIA. Essays Presented to Ian Hogbin. BNo. 0-207-12238-5. First Edition, 1971. Pp: xii, 290; 235mm x 150mm; 0.66kg. 4 b/w, 8 fig, 13 tab, 1 map. Editors' preface, foreword, bibliography of Ian Hogbin, references, index of names. A good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: g; dw: g. (minor chip in back of dw). Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1971. (This book is a collection of essays by twelve distinquished anthropologists from Australia and overseas. The subjects dealt with are wide in scope but all bearing on anthropology of Oceania and particularly of Melanesia) (Keywords: Anthropology, Pacific, Oceania, Melanesia, Vanuatu, Tikopia, Australia, Aboriginal, Minangkabau, Kalimantan).
Book Code: C360 $28
Note: Contributors and papers are:
(1) Allen, Michael - Decent Groups and Ecology Amongst the Nduindui, New Hebrides. (2) Beckett, Jeremy - Rivalry, Competion and Conflict among Christian Melanesians. (3) Firth, Raymond - Economic Aspects of Modernization of Tikopia. (4) Hiatt, L.R. - Secret Pseudo-Procreation Rites among the Australian Aborigines. (5) Jayawardena, Chandra - The Disintegration of Caste in Fiji Indian Rural Society. (6) Keesing, Roger M. - Descent, Residence and Cultural Codes. (7) Lawrence, Peter - Statements about Religion: The Problem of Reliability. (8) McArthur, Margaret - Men and Spirits in the Kunimaipa Valley. (9) Meggitt, Mervyn - From Tribesmen to Peasants: The Case of the Mae Enga of New Guinea. (10) Miles, Douglas - Ngadju Kinship and Social Change on the Upper Mentaya. (11) Scheffler, Harold - Dravidian-Iroquois: The Melanesian Evidence. (12) Swift, M.G. - Minangkabau and Modernization.
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Hides, J.G. BEYOND THE KUBEA. The search for payable gold in Central New Guinea. BNo. 0-207-12890-1. Reprint Edition, ca 1975 (pb). Pp: (v), 174; 180mm x 110mm; 0.14kg. 8 b/w(pl). Title page. A good paperback copy. Wrp: g. (minor browning of paper). Angus and Robertson, Sydney, ca 1975. (This is a story of the author's last expedition in New Guinea. In February 1939 the author lead a well-equipped party into practically unknown country) (Keywords: Exploration, Pacific, Melanesia, New Guinea).
Book Code: C320 SOLD - now out of stock AU$12
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Hides, J.G. PAPUAN WONDERLAND. A contribution to geographical and ethnological knowledge. BNo. n/a. First Edition, 1936. Pp: xx, 204; 215mm x 135mm; 0.58kg. 23 b/w(pl), 1 map(ep). Preface, foreword, notes. A very good hardback copy. Cvr: vg. (lacks dw; minor wear on cvr; small stamp on inside board). Blackie & Son Limited, London, 1936. (This book is an account of Jack Hides' memorable expedition in 1935 on Government service through unexplored Papua, the block of country between the Strickland and Kikori rivers) (Keywords: Exploration, Pacific, Melanesia, New Guinea, Purari, Kikori).
Book Code: R757 AU$65
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Hitt, Russell T. CANNIBAL VALLEY. Among the Dani tribesmen of Dutch New Guinea. BNo. n/a. First Edition, 1963. Pp: 255; 200mm x 135mm; 0.41kg. 42 b/w(pl), 1 map. Acknowledgments. A good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: g; dw: g. (front ep clipped; minor wear on dw). Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1963. (This is an account of early missionary work in the Baliem Valley among the Dani people of Irian Jaya (Dutch New Guinea) in the 1950s) (Keywords: Culture, anthropology, missionary, Pacific, Melanesia, New Guinea, Dani).
Book Code: H245 AU$18
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Detail of wrapper  -  SOCIAL CHANGE  - Josiah Mason Lectures delivered at the University of Birmingham  (hogbin9p  145/225  HOGB9)
Hogbin, Ian H. SOCIAL CHANGE. Josiah Mason Lectures delivered at the University of Birmingham. BNo.0-522-83986-X. Second Impression, 1970 (1958). Pp: (x), 258; 215mm x 135mm; 0.46kg. 1 map. Preface to second impression, preface, index. A very good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: vg; dw: vg. Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1970. (In this book the author first considers the theories of social change and social continuity. His own approach is through the analysis of social valuess, the sets of preferences that are current in any given society) (Keywords: Social anthropology, Pacific, Melanesia).
Book Code: D009 AU$28
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Detail of wrapper - PEARLS AND SAVAGES (hurley1p 150/201 HURL01)
Hurley, Frank. PEARLS AND SAVAGES. Adventures in the Air, on Land and Sea in New Guinea. BNo. n/a. Facsimile Edition 1981 (1924). Pp: xiv, 414; 260mm x 190mm; 1.76kg. 83 b/w. Foreword. A very good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: vg; dw: vg. (small inscription on fep covered with white-out; otherwise near fine copy). Jac Press, HongKong, 1981. (limited to 1000 copies). (The author and photographer has set down a record of his New Guinea explorations. The photographs include indigenous people going about their daily life and customs in the islands to the north of Australia, the western regions and hinterland of Papua including the Fly River and Lake Murray) (Keywords: Ethnology, Papuan Gulf, New Guinea, Waragi, Orokaiva, Urama, Kaimari).
Book Code: N727 $160
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