GODS GHOSTS AND MEN IN MELANESIA: Some Religions of Australian New Guinea and the New Hebrides. (Signed Copy)

By: Lawrence, P, and Meggitt, M.J. (EDited by)

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Book Condition: Very Good


298pp., area-map endpapers. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Black cloth boards bumped on lower foredge corners, and heel of backstrip. Inscription, signed and dated by primary editor (Peter Lawrence) on half-title page, plus a former owner's name on verso of ffep. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn and bumped. Using an impressive list of contributors, experts all (R.M.Berndt, R.N.Bulmer, K.O.Burridge, P.Lawrence, et al) the primary aim of these essays is to bring forth a previously neglected area of Melanesian ethnography; Traditional Religion. Contents include: Intro., variously - The Huli, Siane, Kamano, Usurufa, Jate, Fore, Mae Enga, Kyaka, Lakau, Ngaing, Tangu and Melanesian Pentecost People. Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 500g.

Title: GODS GHOSTS AND MEN IN MELANESIA: Some Religions of Australian New Guinea and the New Hebrides. (Signed Copy)

Author Name: Lawrence, P, and Meggitt, M.J. (EDited by)

Categories: Religion/Spirituality/Inspiration, Ethnology, Signed Books,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Oxford University Press: 1965

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed By Editor

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 005693

Keywords: ETHNOGRAPHY, MELANESIA, TRADITIONAL RELIGIONS, LAWRENCE, PETER, SIGNED COPY