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Author Simpson, Colin, 1908-1983, author

Title Adam with arrows : inside New Guinea / Colin Simpson
Published Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1953


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Description 239 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), maps ; 24 cm
Contents The killers in the bark cloaks -- God mad New Guinea on Saturday night -- The terror with the somewhat ridiculous name -- Arrows through the Gates of Eldorado -- Cross the Watut and you might come back -- McCarthy finds Menyamya, and the Arrows find him -- The Dragon Bird is late returning -- So they stayed in the Wrong-kind-of-stone age -- A women of Oxford lives with the Kukukukus -- Hurrell ges to Menyamya and builds a round house -- The screams from across the Tauri River -- The rites of Marita, the fruit that is blood -- Arrows in the pathway, music in the night -- The vengeance of Wamaengan, and the law -- I get to Moloney's Menyamya and on patrol -- Missionaries: 'The sunand the moon will do go out' -- Here is cannibalism, and the honouring of a killer -- The smoked red dead on the mountain -- Murder, progress: the Kukukuku in the crystal ball -- The robable Pygmies of 'Gulliver' Linsley -- The Little People of Pinata, and the known Pygmies -- Patrol in the Wigmen's mountains -- The continent childre of Karna the moon -- The Huggers who live on the High Plateau -- The feel of the first white visitors -- Naked frontier -- The outpost of Telefolmin, and the murderous Mianmins -- The Phallocrypt wearers and their ancestral eagle -- Ordeals of initiation into Telefolmin manhood -- "The sergeant says the station may be done over' -- The deadline for bringing all areas under control -- The shame of Adam, and the Men from Mars
Analysis Australian
Ethnology - Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea - Discovery and exploration
Notes National Library's NL2 copy with bookplate of "Prime Minister's Lodge Canberra" ANL
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Ethnology -- New Guinea.
Hamtai (Papua New Guinean people)
New Guinea -- Description and travel.
New Guinea -- Social life and customs.
Papua New Guinea -- Description and travel.
LC no. nun00494641