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Androgynous Objects: String Bags and Gender in Central New Guinea (Studies in Anthropology and History, Vol 2)
by Maureen Anne MacKenzie
(Hardcover - March 1992)
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Culture and Inference: A Trobriand Case Study
by Edwin Hutchins
(Hardcover - December 1980)
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The Butterflies of Papua New Guinea : Their Systematics and Biology
by Michael Parsons
Listed under Butterflies

Form-Colour-Inspiration: Oceanic Art from New Britain
by Ingrid Heermann (Editor), Linden-Museum Stuttgart
(Hardcover)

In Colonial New Guinea : Anthropological Perspectives (Association of Social Anthropology in Oceania Monograph Series)
by Naomi M. McPherson (Editor)
Paperback: 247 pages
Univ of Pittsburgh Pr (Txt); ISBN: 0822957515; (September )

Island Ancestors : Oceanic Art from the Masco Collection
by Allen Wardwell, Dirk Bakker (Photographer), Kimbell Art Museum
Hardcover
University of Washington Press; ISBN: 0295973293

In Oceania : Visions, Artifacts, Histories
by Nicholas Thomas
Paperback - 304 pages
Duke Univ Pr (Txt); ISBN: 0822319985
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Lonely Planet Papua New Guinea (6th Ed)
by Adrian Lipscomb, Rowan McKinnon, Tony Wheeler
Paperback - 380 pages 6th edition
Lonely Planet; ISBN: 0864424027
 
Lonely Planet Diving & Snorkeling: Papua New Guinea
Lonely Planet Diving & Snorkeling: Papua New Guinea
by Bob Halstead, Tim Rock
Paperback from Pisces Books
 
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Lonely Planet Pidgin Phrasebook
by Ernest W. Lee, Trevor Balzer, Peter Mulhausler, Paul Monaghan

Mountain Papuans: Historical and Comparative Perspectives from New Guinea Fringe Highlands Societies
by James F. Weiner
(Paperback - April 1988)
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A Naturalist in New Guinea (Corrie Herring Hooks Series, No 17)
by Bruce M. Beehler, John Anderton (Illustrator)
Hardcover: 251 pages
Univ of Texas Pr; ISBN: 0292755414; (May 1991)

Enduring Spirit
by Phil Borges (Photographer)
Renowned photographer Phil Borges's collection of 80 hand-toned portraits of indigenous and tribal peoples around the world is a quietly beautiful testament to the strength and inherent dignity of the human spirit. 
Listed under Photography

The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Pacific (Penguin Reference Books)
by Colin McEvedy
Paperback - 128 pages
Penguin USA (Paper); ISBN: 0140254285

Oceanic Art
by Adrienne L. Kaeppler, Christian Kaufmann, Douglas Newton (Contributor)
Hardcover - 642 pages
Harry N Abrams; ISBN: 0810936933

Orchids of Papua New Guinea
by Andree Millar, et al
Listed under Gardening Books: Orchids

Malinowski's Kiriwina : Fieldwork Photography 1915-1918
by Michael W. Young, et al
The work of a Polish anthropologist among the Trobriand Islanders.
(Hardcover)

PNG : A Fact Book on Modern Papua New Guinea
by Jackson Rannells
(Paperback)

A Question of Yams : A Missionary Story Based on True Events. (Light Line Ser.)
by Gloria Repp, et al
(Paperback - September 1992)

They Make Themselves : Work and Play Among the Baining of Papua New Guinea
by Jane Fajans

The Traditional Pottery of Papua New Guinea
by Patricia May, Margaret Tuckson
(Hardcover)
 

Under the Mountain Wall : A Chronicle of Two Seasons in Stone Age New Guinea
(Penguin Nature Classics)
by Peter Matthiessen, Edward Hoagland
Paperback - 272 pages Reprint edition
Penguin USA (Paper); ISBN: 0140252703
 
Where Masks Still Dance : New Guinea
by Chris Rainier, Meg Taylor
Hardcover
Bulfinch Pr; ISBN: 0821222619

Historical Dictionary of Papua New Guinea (Asian/Oceanian Historical Dictionaries, No. 37)
by Ann Turner
Scarecrow Pr
Hardcover - 416 pages
2nd Edition edition

The Lost Tribe : A Harrowing Passage into New Guinea's Heart of Darkness
by Edward Marriott
Hardcover - 256 pages 1 Amer Ed edition
Henry Holt & Company, Inc.; ISBN: 0805053182
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The Lost Tribe : A Harrowing Passage into New Guinea's Heart of Darkness
by Edward Marriott
Henry Holt (Paper)
Paperback - 258 pages

Social Complexity in the Making : A Case Study Among the Arapesh of New Guinea
by Donald Tuzin
(Paperback)
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New Guinea Ceremonies
by David Gillison
When David Gillison first arrived in New Guinea in 1973, ceremonies marking birth, death, initiation, and marriage were still being conducted by the Gimi tribe as they had been for thousands of years. Today, many of the Gimi's indigenous traditions, like those depicted in Abrams' acclaimed African Ceremonies, are disappearing forever. Gillison's brilliant photographs and intimate text capture the remarkable dramas enacted during what was probably the last-ever Hau, a two-week fertility festival. Ranging from creation myths to scenarios of affairs, clan jealousies, and family strife, these playlets, ultimately forbidden by Westerners, are no longer performed. Gillison movingly preserves them here for history. The only photographic record we have of the Gimi and their unique theater rituals, the book also depicts the major effort to save the spectacular rainforest home of the Gimi, which stands as a world model for indigenous conservation. Amazon.com
Hardcover: 168 pages
Harry N Abrams; ISBN: 0810906015; (March )

Race to the Snow: Photography and the Exploration of Dutch New Guinea, 1907 to 1936
by Chris Ballard, et al
Paperback: 96 pages
Koninklijk Instituut; ISBN: 9068325116; (April 1, )

Asmat Art : Woodcarvings of Southwest New Guinea
by Dirk A. M. Smidt (Editor)
Paperback: 160 pages
Periplus Editions; ISBN: 9625933840;

Stealing People's Names : History and Politics in a Sepik River Cosmology (Cambridge Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology 71)
by Simon Harrison
(Hardcover - November 1990)

The Art of Kula
by Shirley F. Campbell
Book Description The Trobriand Islands have long been a source of fascination for explorers, anthropologists and collectors. Nearly a century ago, it was predicted that Kula, the exchange of shell valuables by Islanders would disappear. Not only has this prophecy failed to come true, but today Kula is expanding beyond these island communities to the mainland and Australia. 

This book unveils the deep motivations and meanings that lie behind the pursuit of Kula. Focusing upon the visually stimulating carved and painted prow boards that decorate canoes used by the Kula voyagers, Campbell argues that these designs have profound symbolic meaning. The unique colour associations and other formal elements ‘speak' to Vakutans about key emotional issues within their everyday and spiritual lives. How is men's participation in Kula linked to their desire to achieve social immortality? How do the messages conveyed by the canoe boards converge with those presented in Kula myths and rituals? In what ways do these systems of meaning reflect gender? Providing an alternative way of understanding the significance of Kula in the Trobriand Islands, The Art of Kula makes an influential new contribution to the ethnography of Papua New Guinea.
(Hardcover)

Music at the Borders: Not Drowning, Waving and Their Engagement With Papua New Guinean Culture (1986-96)
by Philip Hayward
(Paperback)

Two Women, Two Worlds: Friendship Swept by Winds of Change
by Audrey McCollum, Robert McCollum (Illustrator)
An entertaining result of many trips to the PNG highlands by an American professional.
(Paperback)

Village on the Edge: Changing Times in Papua New Guinea
by Michael French Smith
(Paperback)

Mission Possible
by Marilyn Laszlo, Luci Tumas
Book Description The dynamic true story of Bible translator Marilyn Laszlo. Journey through the jungles of Papua New Guinea as she shares her adventures bringing the Word of God to the Sepik Iwam tribe. 
(Paperback)

Growing Up with Tok Pisin: Contact, Creolization, and Change in Papua New Guinea's National Language
by Geoff P. Smith
(Paperback)

Malinowski Among the Magi: The Natives of Mailu (International Library of Anthropology)
by Bronislaw Malinowski, Michael Young (Editor)
Library Binding: 250 pages
Publisher: Routledge; ; (November 1988)
ISBN: 0415002494
 

Papuan Borderlands: Huli, Duna, and Ipili Perspectives on the Papua New Guinea Highlands
by Aletta Biersack (Editor)
(Hardcover)
 
Where the Spirits Dwell : An Odyssey in the New Guinea Jungle
by Tobias Schneebaum
Paperback Reprint edition (March 1989)
Grove Press; ISBN: 0802131662

The Dive Sites of Papua New Guinea
by Bob Halstead
Paperback - 176 pages
Passport Books; ISBN: 0844248576
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Historical Vines: Enga Networks of Exchange, Ritual, and Warfare, in Papua New Guinea (Smithsonian Series in Ethnographic Inquiry)
by Polly Wiessner, et al
(Hardcover)
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Throwim Way Leg : Tree-Kangaroos, Possums, and Penis Gourds - On the Track of Unknown Mammals in Wildest New Guinea
by Tim F. Flannery
Hardcover - 336 pages 1 Amer Ed edition (December )
Grove/Atlantic; ISBN: 0871137313
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