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The island builders of the Pacific

Walter George Ivens

The island builders of the Pacific

how & why the people of Mala construct their artificial islands, the antiquity & doubtful origin of the practice, with a description of the social organization, magic & religion of their inhabitants

by Walter George Ivens

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Malaita Province (Solomon Islands),
  • Solomon Islands.
    • Subjects:
    • Ethnology -- Solomon Islands.,
    • Folklore -- Solomon Islands.,
    • Malaita Province (Solomon Islands)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Walter G. Ivens.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU850 .I8 1978
      The Physical Object
      Pagination317 p., [16] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages317
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5259595M
      ISBN 100404141420
      LC Control Number75351262

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