Naven. A Survey of the Problems suggested by a Composite Picture of the Culture of a New Guinea Tribe drawn from Three Points of View.
'Naven' is the name of a peculiar ritual practiced by the Iatmul, a head-hunting tribe of New Guinea. With a new 25 page Epilogue by the author for this 2nd. edition. Glossary of native words.
Author Bateson, Gregory.
Date 1958. (2nd.ed).
Binding Hard cover in dust jacket.
Publisher Stanford University Press, California.
Illustrator 28 composite black and white photographic plates at the end. Figures in the text.
Condition Small stain to top edge of pages. Area of damage at head of spine of the jacket. A good clean copy.
Pages pp.xxiv+312. 22cm.
Offered by Peter Moore