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The last men : New Guinea

Author: Iago Corazza; Greta Ropa
Publisher: Vercelli, Italy : White Star, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In an era in which explorers can use cell phones to call from the peaks of the Himalayas, Irian Jaya and Papua New Guinea have somehow remained untouched by 'civilization'. There are still hundreds of unknown populations in Irian Jaya, many of which are dying out. This volume introduces readers to this place that is the reign of the last men of the earth. Hundreds of specially commissioned pictures taken by a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iago Corazza; Greta Ropa
ISBN: 9788854403987 8854403989
OCLC Number: 260427084
Description: 285 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Contents: Preface : motivations --
Introduction : New Guinea / by Nicola Pagano --
Papua Niugini : a vast ethnic mosaic: Asaro : the legend of the "mudmen" ; Omo Bugamo : the "skeleton warriors" ; The Sing Sing of Enga : three days in the highlands ; Tabuga : the rules of war ; Ia Api : the courting ; Kutumb : engagement ceremony ; Mount Hagen : the great tribal event --
Irian Jaya : my first expeditions: Dani : the people of the valley of Baliem ; The pork fest ; The organization of a village.
Other Titles: New Guinea
Journey among the tribes of New Guinea
Responsibility: [text, Iago Corazza, Greta Ropa ; photographs, Iago Corazza].
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In an era in which explorers can use cell phones to call from the peaks of the Himalayas, Irian Jaya and Papua New Guinea have somehow remained untouched by civilization. With hundreds of pictures,  Read more...

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