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Simbu Plant-Lore: Plants Used by the People in the Central Highlands of New Guinea

By: Joachim Sterly

900 pages, 3 volume set, 101 photos, 89 line illus, 4 maps

Dietrich Reimer Verlag

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #77258 | ISBN: 3496026294
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Between 1971 and 1984, the author spent nearly five years in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea, studying the agriculture of the Simbu people, and collecting more than than 1900 botanical specimens, the local lore of which he documented in detail.

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