Austen, Leo. Native handicrafts in the Trobriand Islands

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Title: Native handicrafts in the Trobriand Islands

Published in: Mankind -- Vol. 3

Published By: Mankind -- Vol. 3 1945. 193-198 p.

By line: [by] Leo Austen

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 1995. Computer File

Culture: Trobriands (OL06)

Subjects: Acculturation and culture contact (177); Decorative art (531);

Abstract: This article is a summary outline of Trobriand handicrafts. The apprenticeship of a child in one of the handicraft professions is described, and there is considerable discussion of the effects of European contact upon native technological skill.

Document Number: 15

Document ID: ol06-015

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Field Date: 1931-1935

Evaluation: Government Official-5

Analyst: Arthur Fields

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: Papua New Guinea

LCSH: Trobriand Islanders


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