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Author: SERPENTI, L., Title: Cultivators in the Swamps. Social structure and horticulture in a New Guinea Society. (Frederik- Hendrik Island, West New Guinea). Orig. thesis (Amsterdam Municipal university).
Description: Assen, 1965. orig. wraps. , 308pp. ills. on 6 plates, tables in text, many diagrams in text (social stratification), full p. genealogy of the kwanda Tjire (Sibenda), appendices 1-5, references, list of works consulted, full-p. map of Frederik Hendrik Island, list of native words and expressions used in the text, summaries in dutch and bahasa Indonesia, Appendices cover: 1: List of supplementary foods; 2: Calendar of agricultural activities; 3: Division of labour between the sexes; 4: kinship and affinal terms; 5: Magic connected with the planting, tending and harvesting of taro. Promovendus received the predicate Summa cum Laude. Good copy. Scarce. (some small marginal circular ex-lib. stamps in places, some scattered marginal annotations in a very neat and rather miniscule hand).
Keywords: new guinea sociology thesis kinship agriculture labour existence frederik hendrik islands sociology anthropology thesis science
Price: EUR 115.00 = appr. US$ 124.99 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 41742