By: MALINOWSKI, Bronislaw FRAZER, James George, Sir, preface.
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MALINOWSKI, Bronislaw. Argonauts of the Western Pacific: An Account of Native Enterprise and Adventure in the Archipelagoes of Melanesian New Guinea; with a preface by Sir James George Frazer. L: George Routledge, 1932. Second Printing. Pp 527. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth. Studies in Economics and Political Science. Malinowski's classic and controversial account of "certain forms of inter-tribal, trading relations among the natives of New Guinea." Because of the nature of these relations, there is much analysis of indigenous Melanesian boatbuilding, seamanship, and navigation, for ex... View More...