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Migrations, Myths and Magic from the Gilbert Islands: Early Writings of Sir Arthur Grimble

Grimble, Arthur

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ISBN 10: 0710071647 / ISBN 13: 9780710071644
Published by Routledge Kegan & Paul, 1972
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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0710071647 Light soil, o/w very good in sl tattered d.j. Cloth 8vo. These early writings of Grimble's include his description of the building of a Gilbertese canoe, and his observations on 'betia,' the seamarks used by Gilbertese mariners. 316pp. Numerous drawings. 1st ed. > Language: English | > Media/Binding: Hardcover |. Bookseller Inventory # CORV-BBP-02846

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Title: Migrations, Myths and Magic from the Gilbert...

Publisher: Routledge Kegan & Paul

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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The book is a collection of Arthur Grimble's field notes and early writings, which his daughter has put together in book form, which some linking pieces and a large number of illustrations. Rosemary Grimble has added references to recent work on the origins of Pacific Island races, many of which support her father's own beliefs. She has also included extract from recent books on bird migration, because it has been suggested that on some of their voyages the Pacific Islanders may have followed migration birds.

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