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First Contact. New Guinea’s Highlanders Encounter the Outside World.

Connolly, Bob
ISBN: 0670801674Categories: , ,


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First Edition. The story of the extraordinary 1930 encounter between a team of gold prospectors and a pre-technological civilization ignorant of the outside world, as remembered and photographed by those whose lives it changed. 100 black-and-white photographs.
n 1930 when the Leahy brothers of Australia led a gold-prospecting expedition into the highlands of Papua New Guinea they came into contact with a primitive civilization that had never before met …
ix, 317 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. #180222

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AuthorConnolly, Bob
Number of pagesix, 317 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Year Published1987 First Edition
Binding Type

Hardcover in Dustjacket

Book Condition

Very Good. Damaged dustjacket.

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