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Author: WARNECK, JOHANNES (1867-1944), Title: Sumatranische Plaudereien. [Erste Auflage; First edition].
Description: Berlin, Martin Warneck, 1939. Small 8 °. Original boards. Covertitle in bold red type, large coloured illustration featurin a Batak scenery after author's watercolour. Coverdesign by Georg Röder. 139pp. Many mnochrome illustrations in text after drawings by Gerhard Röder, some specimen of Batak language in text, publ. descriptive list on  unnumbered pp. at rear, table of contents. Geman language recollections of experiences with local Batak tribes of North Sumatra by a german Evangelical missionarary, which includes however a chapter about the commerce and commercial influence of chinese traders in Sumatra in particular in Batak Country. Good to very good copy. Scarce. (top of spine skilfully restored).
Keywords: missiology sumatra tobabatak tribe missionary missiology history recollections christianization chinese commerce trade economics colonialism indonesia southeastasia
Price: EUR 125.00 = appr. US$ 135.86 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 55613