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Primitive Races Of To-Day (Paperback, illustrated edition) Loot Price: R507
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Primitive Races Of To-Day (Paperback, illustrated edition): J. W. Page
Primitive Races Of To-Day (Paperback, illustrated edition): J. W. Page

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Primitive Races Of To-Day (Paperback, illustrated edition)

J. W. Page

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PRIMITIVE RACES OF TO-DAY BY J. W. PAGE FELLOW OF THE ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY AUTHOR O A TOUR OF THE WORLD MAN AND THE EARTH LANDS AND THEIR PEOPLES AND AN ELEMENTARY GEOGRAPHY OF THE WORLD WITH MAPS AND ILLUSTRATIONS GEORGE G. HARRAP CO. LTD. LONDON TORONTO BOMBAY SYDNEY First published 1938 by GEORGE G. HARRAP Co. LTD. 182 High Holborn, London, W. C. I Copyright. All rights reserved MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN. PRINTED AT THE PITMAN PRESS, BATH ILLUSTRATIONS PACK Congo Pygmies and Huts 17 A Semang Youth of Eighteen 25 Lord Moyne with Two Aiome Pygmies 33 Natives of the Andamans fishing 35 Veddas and Gave 39 A Selung in his Boat 41 The Craftsman of the Tribe making a Stone Axe 49 An Aboriginal of North Australia in his Dug-out 52 Hurling Spear with Thrower 54 Making Fire by rubbing together a Shield and a Spear-thrower 56 Aborigines ready for a Corroboree 58 A Bushman and Woman and Child 67 A Bushman Shelter 69 Cave-painting of Ostrich-hunting 70 Bison, often called Buffalo 80 Blackfoot Tipi also spelt Tepee 81 Horse Travois of the Plains 83 A Buffalo Pound 90 Typical Coast Salish Canoes 105 Plank Houses of the Coast Salish at Victoria, B. C. 107 A Haida Indian Village 109 Tsimshian Indian wearing a Chilkat Blanket 113 Fuegian fishing 130 Onas under a Shelter of Guanaco Skins 136 Arctic Prairie in the Neighbourhood of the White Horse Trail, Alaska 142 Caribou Swimming the Yukon River, Alaska, during the Annual Migration 143 Musk Oxen 144 Eskimo Sealskin Tent 1 5 1 A Typical West Greenland House, showing the Dog-pen and the Raised Stand for Kayaks and Sledges 152 Sections of a Polar Eskimo House Harald Moltke 153 An Igloo with Gut-skin Window 154 Eskimo Girl, Coronation Gulf 156 Eskimos ona Journey 1 58 Eskimo Kayak 159 Eskimo Umiak or Womans Skin-boat 160 Reindeer 167 Indian Plantation cleared by Fire preparatory to Cultivation 169 Manioc Grater 172 Boro Cassava Squeezer 173 Witoto Maloka 179 A Native Woman of Wealth 197 A Village Street in Monsembe 198 Oil Palm 200 PRIMITIVE RACES OF TO-DAY PACE Fruit of Oil Palm 200 A Village Weaver in the Gold Coast 215 New Britain Fish-trap 236 Outrigged Canoes 237 Solomon Islands Canoe 239 A Double Canoe 241 A Santa Cruz Canoe 242 Cruzian Loom Solomon Islands Village Santa Cruz House 249 Cloak of Feathers worn by Men of Rank, Hawaii 257 A Sheet of Tapa with Wooden Beater and Printing-board 258 Coffee-slave roasting Coffee 272 Some of the Animals of the Ruala assembled at a Watering-place 275 Bedouin sitting outside a Tent 277 Carl R. Raswan with a Hunting Falcon 284 Herd of Yaks 299 Nomads Moving Camp 303 Putting up the Framework of a Yurt 304 Complete Yurt with Nomads of the Plains 305 Reindeer seeking Food 3 1 7 Man riding Reindeer 320 A Reindeer Train on Trek 323 Framework of Winter Tent 325 The Finished Winter Tent 327 Summer Tent of Lapps 328 MAPS The Position of the Equatorial Forests 1 1 Where True Pygmies are found 13 Where some Primitive Hunters live in S. E. Asia 23 Various Distributions in Australia 45 Where the Bushmen now live 66 Food-areas of America 7 The Prairies of America and the Steppes of Asia 7 The Distribution of the Plains Tribes 84 The Distribution of Bison at Various Periods 93 The Coastal Tribes of British Columbia 98 The Tribes of Fuegia 1 27 The Past and Present Distribution of the Eskimos 139 The Distribution of Certain Tribes of Amazonia 1 76 Where Certain Tribes of Equatorial Africa live 194 The SouthSea Islands 222 Arabia, showing the Home of the Ruala 267 Where some Steppe-dwellers live 295 The Tribes of the Tundras 319 PREFACE THIS book is written for students and general readers, but it should also prove useful to teachers, particularly those who are seeking information on Peoples of Other Lands, a topic which appears in the Geography syllabus of many schools...


Imprint: Read Books
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: March 2007
First published: March 2007
Authors: J. W. Page
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 19mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 352
Edition: illustrated edition
ISBN-13: 978-1-4067-4653-2
Barcode: 9781406746532
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LSN: 1-4067-4653-3

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