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Life in Lesu: The Study of Melanesian Society in New Ireland

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Life in Lesu: The Study of Melanesian Society in New Ireland - Powdermaker, Hortense
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Life in Lesu is a vivid account of life in the late Stone-Age Melanesian society, by the first anthropologist and first white person to live there. Hortense Powdermaker, author of the widely praised Stranger and Friend , provides here both a mine of ethnological information and an absorbing personal view of daily life in a primitive community. Dr. Powdermaker lived for ten and a half months in Lesu, as a close observer and participant in the events of the village. She describes the individual and social life of the Lesu ...

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Life in Lesu: The Study of Melanesian Society in New Ireland 1971, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393005660

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