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Highland Peoples of New Guinea

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Fifty years ago the New Guinea highlands were isolated and unknown to outsiders. As the highland peoples of New Guinea are among the last large groups to be brought into the world community, they are of major interest to ecologists, social anthropologists and cultural historians. This study synthesises previous anthropological research on the New Guinea highland peoples an ...more
Paperback, 276 pages
Published June 30th 1978 by Cambridge University Press
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Aug 15, 2011 1.1 rated it it was ok
For a book of this type, being dry or repetitive is not necessarily fatal, but for this book in particular the absolute lack of anecdotes or liveliness make it sterile and useful mainly for those who need references and who aren't afraid to either wing it or stupify themselves trying to find some particularly sharp statement or noteworthy passage in this book.

Oh it can be interesting, but most of the interest will be your response and questions and whatever imagery the book manages to create for
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