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Detail of wrapper of SIR WILLIAM MACGREGOR by R.B. Joyce
Joyce, R.B. SIR WILLIAM MACGREGOR. The biography (1846-1919). BNo. 0-19-550367-8. First Edition, 1971. Pp: xvi, 484; 215mm x 140mm; 0.80kg. 14 b/w, 7 maps. Acknowledgments, introduction, notes, bibliography, index. A very good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: vg; dw: vg. Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1971. (This is the biography of Sir William MacGregor who, in his career with the British Colonial service, was in charge of British New Guinea (1888-98)(4 chapters) and Lagos (1899-1904)) (Keywords: Colonial service, Pacific, New Guinea, Africa).
Book Code: E193 AU$30
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Detail of front cover of 'Le Masque Kanak'  (kasarherou1p  150/214  KASA01)
Kasarherou, Emmanuel. LE MASQUE KANAK. Collection arts temoins. BNo. 2-86364-503-X. First Edition, 1993 (pb). Pp: 78; 240mm x 165mm; 0.23kg. 33 col, 13 b/w, 2 fig, 1 map. Les termes generiques, les noms propres, bibliographie, credits photographiques. A very good paperback copy. Wrp: vg. L'Agence de Developpement de la Culture kanak, Editions Parentheses, Marseille, 1993. (All text is in the French language. This book contains a number of photographs and drawings of masks of New Caledonia from collections and as photographed by explorers, anthropologists and settlers in the early days of colonisation) (Keywords: Ethnology, Pacific, Melanesia, New Caledonia, masks, Kanak, Apouma).
Book Code: L214 AU$48
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Detail of wrapper of Korewori -Magic Art from the Rain Forest  (kaufmann2p  150/209  KAUF02)
Kaufmann, Christian. KOREWORI - Magic Art from the Rain Forest. BNo. 1-86333-249-9. First Edition, 2003. Pp: 103; 295mm x 220mm; 0.92kg. num col, 3 b/w. Foreword, list of objects, bibliography and sources. A very good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: vg; dw: vg. Crawford House Publishing Australia Pty Ltd, Adelaide, 2003. (The Museum der Kulturen Basel collection of Korewori sculptures are illustrated in this book. This publication explores the artistic character of these works which orginally served to enhance the success of hunting and performed further functions as an intermediary between man and his environment) (Keywords: Ethnology, anthropology, Pacific, Melanesia, New Guinea, Korewori).
Book Code: R163 AU$88
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Kent, Janet. THE SOLOMON ISLANDS. The geography, geology and the people. BNo. 0-85885-020-6. First Edition, 1972. Pp: 222; 215mm x 140mm; 0.48kg. 34 b/w, 2 map. Bibliography, acknowledgments, index. A good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: g; dw: g. Wren Publishing Pty Ltd, Melbourne, 1972. (The author describes the geography, geology and the people of the Solomons. She recounts the early history and includes accounts of the war years) (Keywords: Geography, geology, cultural history, Pacific, Melanesia, Solomon).
Book Code: C377 SOLD - now out of stock AU$18
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Detail of wrap - GODS GHOSTS AND MEN IN MELANESIA. (lawrence1p 150/236)
Lawrence, Peter & M.J. Meggitt (editors). GODS GHOSTS AND MEN IN MELANESIA (pb). Some religions of Australian New Guinea and the New Hebrides. BNo. n/a. First Edition, 1965 (pb). Pp: vi, 298; 215mm x 135mm; 0.38kg. 1 map. Preface, introduction, bibliography, notes. A very good paperback copy. Wrp: vg. (protective film on wrp). Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1965. (The primary aim of the essays presented in this book is to help delineate some of the principal features of traditional religions in Melanesia and to draw attention to major similarities and differences. Included are papers by: R.M. Glasse, R.F. Salisbury, R.M. Berndt, M.J. Meggitt, R.N.H. Bulmer, C.A. Valentine, P. Lawrence, K.O.L. Burridge, and R.B. Lane) (Keywords: Anthropology, Pacific, Melanesia, New Guinea, Huli, Siane, Kamano, Mae Enga, Tangu).
Book Code: C008 AU$28
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Detail of wrap - ROAD BELONG CARGO. (lawrence2bp 150/229)
Lawrence, Peter. ROAD BELONG CARGO (pb). Cult movements in the Madang District of New Guinea. BNo. n/a. First Edition 1967 (1964) (pb). Pp: xviii, 294; 215mm x 140mm; 0.43kg. 12 b/w (pl), 1 fig, 4 tab, 7 maps. Foreword, preface (au), preface, introduction, postscript, select bibliography, index. A very good paperback copy. Wrp: g. (faded on spine area). Melbourne University Press, Carlton, Victoria, 1967. This book, which deals with the Madang District of Papua New Guinea, is a full-scale study of the cargo cult and treats it in its historical context) (Keywords: Anthropology, Pacific, Melanesia, Rai Coast, Nankina-Mot, Yali, Kabu, Garia, Cargo Cult, Beliefs, Movement).
Book Code: C117 AU$20
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Detail of wrapper  -  FOLK ART OF OCEANIA  -  The World's Art. Photographs by Emmanuel Sougez and translated from the French by Michael Heron  (leenhardt2p 150/219  LEEN2)
Leenhardt, Maurice. FOLK ART OF OCEANIA. The World's Art. Photographs by Emmanuel Sougez and translated from the French by Michael Heron. BNo. n/a. First Edition (USA), 1950. Pp:152; 225mm x 155mm; 0.50kg. 4 col(pl), 130 b/w, 11 maps. Introduction, conclusion. A very good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: vg; dw: vg. (wear of dw & edges of cvr). Tudor Publishing Company, New York, 1950. (This book contains detailed descriptions of objects, both ornamental and ritual which they have fashioned. The author has woven an overall living pattern from the diverse strands of history, sociology, myth and ancestor worship, which represented a new departure in the study of primitive art) (Keywords: Ethnology, Oceania, Pacific, Madagascar, Maori, Australia Aboriginal, Polynesia, Melanesia, New Guinea, New Caledonia).
Book Code: S369 SOLD - now not in stock AU$60
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Malinowski, Bronislaw. CRIME AND CUSTOM IN SAVAGE SOCIETY. Investigation into the social structure of a Trobriand community. BNo. n/a. Fourth Impression, 1947 (1926). Pp: xii, 132; 210mm x 135mm; 0.31kg. 6 b/w. Preface, introduction, index. A good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: g; dw: g. (minor wear and foxing on dw). Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co Ltd, London, 1947. (International Library of Psychology, Philosophy and Scientific Method Series. This book was written by an anthropologist for anthropologists but it should be read by all who interested in human nature as manifested in social relationships. The first part deals with primitive law and oreder and the second with primitive crime and its punishment) (Keywords: Anthropology, Pacific, Melanesia, Trobriand Islands, law, order, crime, punishment).
Book Code: C063 AU$75
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