Tambaran : An encounter with cultures in decline in New Guinea

Item BBR115


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Tambaran; An encounter with cultures in decline in New Guinea ( 1960 )

Publisher: Constable Publishers London ; Author(s): René Gardi ; Hard Cover : 201 pages ; 55 illustrations ; English

The titles of the chapters say a lot about the contents. Tambaran, Aircraft in a Stone Age Country, Travel in the Wilderness, Antique Dealing, Art on the Sepik, Canoe Trips on the Sepik, Pile Villages, Mens Houses and Drum Signals, Sagsag, Cultures in Decline, In the Village of the Shell Cutters, The Tambaran Houses in the Maprik Mountains, Plant Cult, Betel Chewing, Witchcraft and the Cult of the Dead, Hunting Crocodiles in the Lagoons, On the Murik Coast. This book is in very good conditon. The binding is tight and pages are good. A few small dog-ears on backfew pages. Very nice!



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