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The High Valley - Kenneth E. Read

Paperback Published: 22nd April 1980
ISBN: 9780231050357
Number Of Pages: 266
For Ages: 22+ years old

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-- Hobart M. Van Deusen, "Natural History"

New Guinea is a violent and exotic place, both in the dramatic contrasts of its landscape and in the primitive cultures of some of its peoples. Read describes both landscape and people... and also provides an introspective view of himself and his relationships with the Gahuku... -- Philip Lewis Chicago Tribune An extraordinarily vivid insight into the life and character of a series of natives living in the highlands of northeastern New Guinea -- Harry L. Shapiro The New York Times Book review An experiment in ethnography that gains a special lucidity by being fine literature. -- William Davenport Science Read happens to be an artist as well as a scientist... He has a touch of the poet-visionary-mystic, blended with passion and a gift for prose. -- Edmund Fuller The Wall Street Journal

Introduction1. The Village2. Makis3. Asemo4. The Age Mates5. Tarova6. Zaho and GoluwaizoConclusion

ISBN: 9780231050357
ISBN-10: 0231050356
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 266
Published: 22nd April 1980
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.49 x 13.95  x 1.98
Weight (kg): 0.32