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Author Miklukho-Maklaĭ, Nikolaĭ Nikolaevich, 1846-1888.

Title The New Guinea diaries 1871-1883 / by N.N. Miklouho-Maclay ; translation from the Russian edition and commentary essays by B. Wongar
Edition [New edition]
Published Carnegie, Vic. : Dingo Books, 2007

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Description viii, 280 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Summary Pioneering ecologist and humanist N. N. Miklouho-Maclay went to the island of New Guinea , the first white man to do so, to prove that the people of all races are equally human. He stayed with the Papuans, and his diaries are testimony to a native culture untouched by the outside world. Translated from Russian by B. Wongar from Australia
Analysis Biography & autobiography (Papua New Guinea,Australia)
Indigenous peoples
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography : 273-275
Notes Translated from Russian to English
Subject Miklukho-Maklaĭ, Nikolaĭ Nikolaevich, 1846-1888.
Ethnologists -- Russia -- Biography.
Explorers -- Russia -- Biography.
Scientists -- Russia -- Biography.
Ethnology -- Papua New Guinea.
Papua New Guinea -- Discovery and exploration -- Russian.
Papua New Guinea -- Description and travel.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author Wongar, B.
ISBN 9780977507825 hardback
9780977507818 paperback