Very good. xxiii, 355p. 22.5 cm. Blue hardcover binding with gold lettering and design on spine. Includes 25 black & white figures. Ex-library with cataloguing label on spine, stamps on edges, stamps, bookplates, envelopes on end papers. pages clean except for some pencilling in contents pages. Text unmarked. Binding shows wear from use with dented corners and fading at extremes and along edges of spine. Overall a nice reading copy. Very good condition. Reprint of a book first published in 1930. Contents: Introduction; The Orokaiva People; Daily Life; Personal Enhancement; The Food Quest; Arts of Life; Individual, Family, and Clan; The Plant Emblem; Marriage; The Tribes; Warfare; Initiation Ceremonies; Ceremonies of Mourning; Dance and Drama; The Spiritual Substitute; Survival After Death; Medicine and Magic; Morality; Note on Orthography; Glossary; Index.
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