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Baining Life and Lore

Karl Hesse; Theo Aerts

Published by University of Papua New Guinea Press, 1996
ISBN 10: 9980840633 / ISBN 13: 9789980840639
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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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