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By P. Suzuki (auth.)

ISBN-10: 9401500444

ISBN-13: 9789401500449

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ISBN-13: 9789401505208

The goal of this bibliography is to function a medium for informing these concerning the contents of books and articles that have to date seemed facing the above-mentioned 3 cultures. Anthropology this is utilized in its widest experience: actual anthropology, ethnology, cultural anthropology, archaeology and ethno­ heritage. l In view of the truth that Kennedy's bibliography has lately been mentioned to date,2 a number of phrases of rationalization to justify this bibliography are useful. This paintings makes an attempt at completeness, that's to assert, the goods (especially present in missionary journals) that have been missed by means of those that did the sumptuous activity of revising Ken­ nedy's bibliography, were integrated right here. in basic terms these goods which the current compiler used to be unable to pay money for were left unannotated. In different phrases approximately each merchandise in this article has been learn or skimmed via. furthermore these items that have infrequently any price or relevance to those cultures yet which, none the fewer, are chanced on indexed in Kennedy (e. g. Buys less than Nias) were precluded from attention the following. Likewise these (few) articles facing sleek advancements which have been exposed were in this article in addition, opposite to the coverage taken by way of the compilers of Kennedy's revised variation. keep in mind that the debt one owes to those compilers for this sort of paintings as this - certainly for nearly any learn which one undertakes facing Indonesia - is untold.

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FRANCIS, E. , 1839, Korte beschrijving van het Nederlandsch grondgebied ter Westkust van Sumatra. TNI 2 (pt. 1): 28-45, 90-111, 203-20. g. slavery, warring factions, etc. , Het land aan de overkant. (A. J. G. Strengholt, Amsterdam) 188 pp. On Nias pp. 112-21 plus 5 plates. The author records a trip to Nias in connection with a film expedition to various islands in Indonesia. He describes the "megaliths" of South Nias and also the houses found there and gives a good description of youths jumping over the stone walls.

This article is a critical examination and analysis of the special adatrecht of the Nias Christian community (d. Adatrechtbundels 1916, 20: 263---80) passed in 1914. , 1928, De Niasser in leven en sterven. WH 2: 42-45, 53--56, 64--66, 80---83, 89-91, 101-06, 117-18, 123-26. The main value of this article lies in the fact that it is profusely illustrated and gives a bird's eye view of all aspects of the culture "from life to death". , 1882, Genees- en verloskunde bij de Niassers. GTNI 22: 243-73.

Deals with Raffles' attempt to abolish slavery on Nias; quotes many passages from documents written by Raffles on this topic. Also deals with the English trade on Nias. KIELSTRA, E. , 1890, Onze bemoeiingen met Nias onder generaal van Swieten. Indisch Militair Tijdschrift (Batavia) 21: 1-25, 81-103. The first part (pp. 1-25) is most useful quoting as it does, unpublished materials in extenso regarding all aspects of the people and culture; viz. race, language, village organization, slavery, agricultural produce, development of rice culture, trade, political administration, religion, and festivities.

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