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1 PAWLEY, Andrew, ed. BULMER, Ralph) Polynesian Society Memoir 48 Man and a Half : Essays in Pacific Anthropology and Ethnobiology in honour of Ralph Bulmer
Polynesian Society, Auckland, 1991, ISBN:0908940017 
PAWLEY, Andrew, ed. Man and a Half : Essays in Pacific Anthropology and Ethnobiology in honour of Ralph Bulmer . Edited by Andrew Pawley. Auckland: The Polynesian Society, 1991. Pp. (6),iii-vii,(3),3-624. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated orange card covers with spine sunned to beige. Memoir #48 of The Polynesian Society. A collection of 81 essays in honour of anthropologist Ralph Bulmer, covering topics in "ethnobiology, semantics, taxonomy, social and symbolic systems, linguistic and textual analysis, prehistory and oral societies, and traditional societies and the modern life." Includes severalpapers of nautical interest: Ross Clark's "Fingota/Fangota: Shellfish and Fishing in Polynesia"; Antony Hooper and Judith Huntsman's "Aspects of Skipjack Fishing: Some Tokelau 'Words of the Sea'"; Paula G. Rubel and Abraham Rosman's "From Ceremonial Exchange to Capitalist Exchange: How the New Irelanders Coped with the Establishment of Trading Stations"; Raymond Firth andRosemary Firth's "Tikopia Songs of the Sea". Spine quite sunned, name vers o front cover, else vg. Uncommon. Due to this volume's excess weight, extrashipping charges will likely be necessary. 150.00

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