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Author Malinowski, Bronislaw, 1884-1942.

Title Coral gardens and their magic : a study of the methods of tilling the soil and of agricultural rites in the Trobriand Islands / by Bronisław Malinowski
Published New York : Dover Publications, 1978

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Description 2 volumes in 1 : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents v.1. Introduction: Tribal economics and social organisation of the Trobriaders. Gardens and their magic on a coral atoll. Documents and appendices. v.2. An ethnographic theory of language and some practical corollaries. Corpus inscriptionum agriculturae quiriviniensis; or, The language of gardens. An ethnographic theory of the magical word. Magical formulae
Notes Includes indexes
Reprint of the 1935 ed. published by American Book Co., New York
Subject Ethnology -- Papua New Guinea -- Trobriand Islands.
Kiriwinian language.
Religion -- Papua New Guinea -- Trobriand Islands.
Traditional farming -- Papua New Guinea -- Trobriand Islands.
Trobriand Islanders -- Agriculture.
Trobriand Islands (Papua New Guinea) -- Religion.
LC no. 77088944
ISBN 0486235971