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Title: Soemba, [Eerste druk; First edition],
Description: 's-Gravenhage, Zendingsstudieraad, [..], 1926. Smakll 8., original cloth. (vi), [2], 216pp. Many captioned illustrations on 18 monochrome plates, double side map of Sumba Island with extensive legenda geaturing administrative and School postings division of Sumba and a concise key, loosely inserted, table of contents. Detailed dutch language report by a dutch protestant mssionary minister who worked for an extended time on the Island, of the establishment and christianization of various Sumnanese population groups in the first decades of the twentieth century, tha arrival of other dutch protestant missionaries, doctors and teachers in the course of time, which is preceded by a geography, means of local susistence, customs and religion, various population groups, tribal villages, the dialect of Kambera (further researched by Dr. L. Onvlee, etc. Good copy.

Keywords: sumba soemba soembanese population groups paganism tribalism christianization religion conversion christianity protestantism missionary labour colonialism indonesia southeastasia ntt

Price: EUR 35.00 = appr. US$ 38.04 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 52306