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Author: RESCHKE, H., Title: Die Initiationsriten der Kiwai-Papua. Offprint from:IAE, Band XXXV, Heft 1-3.
Description: Leiden, E.J. Brill, 1936. Small 4°. Recent clothbacked marbled boards, orig. front wrapper laid-down on front side, orig. lower outer wrapper bound-up. pp. 24-40. sketch-map in text with legenda and key at tail, footnotes, table of contents and list of abbreviations used. After an introduction in which author supplies general information on the Kiwai-Papuans of the former british Territory of New Guinea in general, a comparative essay follows, describing initiation rites as found among this tribe, both for girls and boys. A very interesting comparative essay. Good copy with author's signature on front wrapper. (skilfully re-bound in clothbacked marbled boards, orig. wrappers preserved).
Keywords: oceania papua new guinea initiation rites anthropology ethnography essay iae offprint science essay history kiwai tribal culture heritage medicine
Price: EUR 145.00 = appr. US$ 157.59 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 46726