Book

Coral gardens and their magic: a study of the methods of tilling the soil and of agricultural rites in the Trobriand Islands. Vol. one, The description of gardening

American Book CompanyNew York • Published In 1935 • Pages:

By: Malinowski, Bronislaw.

Abstract
This work, volume one of two, contains detailed accounts of gardening technique, land tenure systems, and magic for gardens. Omarakana gardens are presented as the norm of Trobriand agriculture, and the rest of the Islands and areas are compared and contrasted with it.
Subjects
Tillage
Real property
Magic
culture
Trobriands
HRAF PubDate
1995
Region
Oceania
Sub Region
Melanesia
Document Type
Book
Evaluation
Creator Type
Ethnologist
Document Rating
5: Excellent Primary Data
Analyst
Frank W. Moore
Coverage Date
1914-1920
Coverage Place
Papua New Guinea
Notes
[by] Bronislaw Malinowski
LCSH
Trobriand Islanders