The Kiwai Papuans of British New Guinea - A Nature-Born Instance of Rousseau's Ideal Community

By: Landtman, Gunnar

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Split to gutter between half-title leaf and frontispiece.; xxxix, [1], 485, [1], [2 (advertisements)] pages + frontispiece map + 38 plate leaves. 113 illustrations, of which 9 are in-text illustrations and 104 are on the 38 plate leaves. The frontispiece is a map with the title "Western Division British New Guinea". Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine, gilt illustration on front board. Top page edges gilt. Page dimensions: 223 x 148mm. With an Introduction by Alfred C. Haddon. "From April 1910 till the same month in 1912 I lived among the Kiwai Papuans in the Western Division of British New Guinea, studying their anthropology and sociology. My field of research linked up with that of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits of 1898, and iw was Dr. A. C. Haddon who had suggested it to me [. . .]" - from the Preface, page v.

Title: The Kiwai Papuans of British New Guinea - A Nature-Born Instance of Rousseau's Ideal Community

Author Name: Landtman, Gunnar

Categories: Anthropology,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1927

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID: 22024