By Howord Morphy, Michelle Hetherington
Gaining knowledge of Cook's Collections makes a speciality of the collections of paintings and fabric tradition introduced again from the Pacific on Captain Cook's voyages and includes essays through the various world's major and so much cutting edge historians and anthropologists. The publication celebrates the richness of Pacific Island cultures within the preliminary years of ecu touch in addition to the collections' modern relevance to historians and the Indigenous groups who produced them. The essays during this booklet discover the heritage of the collections, their dispersal during the museums and personal collections of Europe and the several ways that they've been interpreted through the years.
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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 The first part (pp. 1-25) is most useful quoting as it does, unpublished materials in extenso regarding all aspects of the people and culture; viz.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.
Discovering Cook's Collections by Howord Morphy, Michelle Hetherington