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Ethnographic Presents: Pioneering Anthropologists in the Papua New Guinea Highlands Terence E. Hays

Ethnographic Presents: Pioneering Anthropologists in the Papua New Guinea Highlands

Terence E. Hays

Published August 25th 1992
ISBN : 9780520912342
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324 pages
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Life on the frontier suggests excitement, danger, and backbreaking labour. In this book the frontier is the Highlands region of what is now Papua New Guinea - a part of the world largely unexplored by Westerners as late as 1950. In the next fiveMoreLife on the frontier suggests excitement, danger, and backbreaking labour. In this book the frontier is the Highlands region of what is now Papua New Guinea - a part of the world largely unexplored by Westerners as late as 1950. In the next five years a dozen pioneering anthropologists followed closely on the heels of first contact patrols. Their innovative fieldwork is well documented, and now, in an autobiographical collection that is intimate and richly detailed, we learn what being on the frontier was like for the ethnographers themselves.