Title: Baining Life and Lore
Publisher: University of Papua New Guinea Press
Publication Date: 1996
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 2nd Edition
215 pp., illustrations, bibliography, glossary. This book provides firsthand information on Baining beliefs - particularly on the spiritual heritage of myths and ritual and especially the impressive dances. The reflections are based on the Chachet Bainings - a hill peopel of the Gazelle Peninsula of East New Britain. Various previously scattered published material is also gathered together here, with 38 plates and a bibliography on the Bainings. This reprint makes available once more an important study, long unobtainable. For this reprint coloured illustrations by Karl Hesse are provided for the first time. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 9980840633PNGCON58X070215
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