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Title: Op zoek naar Oermenschen. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Description: Roermond-Maaseik, J. Romein & Zonen, [circa], 135. Llarge 8. Original wrappers. 150pp. Captioned monochrome illustrations on 13 photo plates, incl. portraits, ethnographica, papuan ethnic groups, 2 sketch-maps on plates, table of contents at rear end, explanatory footnotes of specific terms used in text, diagram with descriptive text of a Kaja-Kaja Prahu in text. GALIS, page 137. Dutch language narrative of a tour through the dutch territory of Southwestern New Guinea by a dutch catholic missionary H. Geurtjens, Friar minor, in with information is supplied on the Kaja-Kaja ethnic group: tribal life, paganism, local religious movements, means of subsistence, kinship relations, catholic missionary labour, spread of christian belief, local converts, etc. A much underestimated and neglected monograph. Good copy.

Keywords: new guinea irian jaya kaja kaja papuans etchnic groups narrative catholicism religion christianization missionary labour tour friars minor msc history culture heritage colonialism indonesia southeasia

Price: EUR 35.00 = appr. US$ 38.04 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 8376