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BURTON, JOHN - Axe Makers of the Wahgi : Pre-Colonial Industries of the Papua New Guinea Highlands

Australia, Self Published. 1984, First Edition. Soft Cover, Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Unpublished thesis for Authors PHD in Philosopy. Looks at how the communities of axe makers organised quarrying expeditions, how they extracted the stone and made it into axes, and at the kinds of economic relations which existed between themselves and their neighbours. Mainly focused on the quarries in Wahgi Valley, of Papua New Guinea. Looks at the geography and how to identify different different tribal axes. CONDITION Green card wraps, pp xx 321 with numerous b/w photos, figural illus and maps.small stain to front o/w bright and crisp. OVERWEIGHT. Near Fine.
USD 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 75.75 | £UK 68.25 | JPą 9136] Book number 15364

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