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Unexplored New Guinea

Wilfred N. Beaver

Unexplored New Guinea

a record of the travels, adventures, and experiences of a resident magistrate amongst the head-hunting savages and cannibals of the unexplored interior of New Guinea

by Wilfred N. Beaver

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Papua New Guinea,
  • Papua New Guinea.
    • Subjects:
    • Beaver, Wilfred N., 1882-1917,
    • Papuans,
    • Ethnology -- Papua New Guinea,
    • Papua New Guinea -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Wilfred N. Beaver ; with an introd. by A. C. Haddon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU740.2 .B4 1979
      The Physical Object
      Pagination320 p., [15] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages320
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5206752M
      ISBN 100404141021
      LC Control Number75032799

      "Christina Dodwell, a young British explorer, sets out for unexplored jungles of New Guinea with little preparation --no map, no plan, no knowledge of the language or customs. This insouciant attitude often lands her in trouble. "She forgets her jungle boots (not for the last time) and has to hike barefoot through knee-deep mud, thorns and leeches. THE land that time has forgotten is the hitherto unexplored interior of New Guinea, where men fight their enemies with weapons made of stone. And the story told here is that of Michael Leahy's.

      The New Guinea Exploration Expedition of was a scientific, collecting and anthropological expedition sent by the Geographical Society of Australasia to the Fly River region of Papua New Guinea. They named and explored the Strickland River History. An exploring expedition was sent to New Guinea on behalf of the three eastern colonies of. Title: SIX-LEGGED SNAKES IN NEW GUINEA A Collecting Expedition to Two Unexplored Islands Author Name: Cheesman, Evelyn Categories: Available Inventory, South Pacific, Edition: First Edition Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Company: Binding: Hardcover Book Condition: Very Good+ Order Number:

        Explore the unexplored region of New Britain, Papua New Guinea where extraordinary escapes are abundant. From colourful culture, magnificent waterfalls, unbelievable fishing to breathtaking. Afterward he traveled and did research for various organizations in China, Manchuria, Mongolia, and Chinese Turkistan, writing such books as "Manchuria: Cradle of Conflict" () and "The Mongols of Manchuria" (). This extraordinary report pre-dates most of his fabulous books on Asia, many considered Primary Rating: % positive.


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