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KORWAR – Northwest New Guinea ritual art according to missionary sources

Protestant missionaries have provided the earliest and most detailed sources regarding the ritual art of the Papuan peoples of the Geelvink Bay.

Raymond Corbey
01 December 2019

While converting these missionaries collected, but they were also involved in the destruction of countless items. ‘Korwar – Northwest New Guinea Ritual Art according to missionary sources’ chronicles these events and brings these sources to bear on circa 300 ritual objects and their itineraries.

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