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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.
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Book Description University of Papua New Guinea Press, 1996. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M9980840633