Under the Mountain Wall : A Chronicle of Two Seasons in Stone Age New Guinea

Under the Mountain Wall : A Chronicle of Two Seasons in Stone Age New Guinea

Book - 1996
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"In the Baliem Valley in central New Guinea live the Kurelu, a Stone Age tribe that survived into the twentieth century. Peter Matthiessen visited the Kurelu with the Harvard-Peabody expedition in 1961 and wrote Under the mountain wall as an account not of the expedition, but of the great warrior Weaklekek, the swineherd, Tukum, U-mue and his family, and the boy Weake, killed in a surprise raid"--Cover p. [4]
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1996
ISBN: 9780140252705
0140252703
Branch Call Number: 995 MATTH
Characteristics: xvi, 272 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Notes: Includes index

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