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An American Anthropologist in Melanesia: A B Lewis and the Joseph N Field South Pacific Expedition, 1909-1913

Biography / Memoir

Edited By: Robert L Welsch

968 pages, 2 volumes, 455 illus, 11 maps

University of Hawaii Press

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #83186 | ISBN: 0824816447
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Anthropologist Albert Buell Lewis spent four arduous years travelling through the former colonies of Melanesia as an ethnological researcher for Chicago's Field Museum. The field diaries that he maintained during this period reveal the fascinating story of how Lewis overcame extraordinary difficulties to assemble the remarkable collection of artifacts now preserved in the museum.


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