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Title: Studies in Indnesian Culture, II: The Community of Erai (Wetar)(texts and notes). [First edition].
Description: Amsterdam, Noord-Hollandsche Uitgevers Maatschappij, 1947. large 8. Original printed wrappers. 152pp. 1 captioned monochrome plate featuring A Wetarese Boat, full-page plan of Erai with legenda, full-page sketch-map of Wetar Island (Timor Group), population register, index of proper names, vocabulary wetar language-english with an english index to vocabulary, printed marginalia,, table of contents.[Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandsche Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afd. Letterkunde, Nieuwe ReeksDeel L, No. 2]. english language detailed scholarly investigation into the population of the Village Erai (Wetar Island, Timor Group): lineage, chiefs, elders, war-chief, relations with other villages, social classes, childirth, marriage, kinship terms, adultery and divorce, intermarrying groups, fighting, murder and war, corpses of enemies, which also includes original texts after oral sources. A masterpiece of scientitic research. Very good copy. Rare.

Keywords: wetar island erai village community research science texts kinship lineage chiefs sociology intermarrying society timorgroup culture heritage legacy sexuality ntt colonialism indonesia southeastasia

Price: EUR 350.00 = appr. US$ 380.40 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 53861