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Among Papuan headhunters

E. Baxter Riley

Among Papuan headhunters

an account of the manners & customs of the old Fly River headhunters, with a description of the secrets of the initiation ceremonies divulged by those who have passed through all the different orders of the craft, by one who has spent many years in their midst

by E. Baxter Riley

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Published by Seeley, Service & Co. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby E. Baxter Riley. With 50 illustrations & 2 maps.
The Physical Object
Pagination316 p., [17] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17937689M

Papua, propinsi (or provinsi; province) of Indonesia, spanning roughly the eastern three-fourths of the western half of the island of New Guinea as well as a number of offshore islands—notably, Sorenarwa (Yapen), Yos Sudarso (Dolak), and the Schouten Islands. Papua is bounded by the Pacific Ocean. Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a country in Southeast Asia, between the Indian and Pacific is the world's largest island country, with more than seventeen thousand islands, and at 1,, square kilometres, the 14th largest by land area and 7th in the combined sea and land area. Among the passengers and crew were celebrated CBS journalist Eric Sevareid, a Soviet double-agent posing as an OSS operative, and General Joseph Vinegar Joe Stilwell's personal political adviser. Against the odds, all but one of the twenty-one people aboard the aircraft survived-but they fell from the frying pan into the fire.


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This book was created from a ten page long article written by F. Savidge and J. Lorrain, the two early British missionaries to the Lushai.

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