Argonauts of the Western Pacific: An Account of Native Enterprise and Adventure in the Archipelagoes of Melanesian New Guinea

Argonauts of the Western Pacific: An Account of Native Enterprise and Adventure in the Archipelagoes of Melanesian New Guinea

By: Bronislaw Malinowski (author)Paperback

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First published in 1922, this classic text examines the extensive and complex trading system maintained by the Trobriand Islanders. While the main theme is economics and social organization, the power of magic, mythology and folklore are also examined.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 12/10/1978
  • ISBN13: 9780415090940
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 620
  • ID: 9780415090940
  • weight: 861
  • ISBN10: 0415090946

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