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The Dusun: A North Borneo Society - Thomas Rhys Williams
The Dusun: A North Borneo Society - Thomas Rhys Williams
$15.00
Manufacturer Number: ML1649
Stock Status: In Stock
The Dusun:... A North Borneo Society... by... Thomas Rhys Williams... The author originally went to Borneo in the late 1950s to research the methods by which the Dusun teach their children customary behaviour. He returned in 1962 to validate and extend his research. In this book he provides the reader...

The Dusun:

A North Borneo Society

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Thomas Rhys Williams

The author originally went to Borneo in the late 1950s to research the methods by which the Dusun teach their children customary behaviour. He returned in 1962 to validate and extend his research. In this book he provides the reader with a succinct, yet comprehensive review of Dusun society at the time. 100 pages including black and white illustrations, a glossary and a bibliography. The book's chapters include -

  • 1. The Background of Customary Dusun Behaviour,
  • 2 - Conceptions of the Natural World,
  • 3- Religious Belief and Behaviour,
  • 4 - Omens, Luck and Chance
  • 5 - Sickness and Death,
  • 6 - Social Relations,
  • 7 - Property, Order and Authority,
  • 8 - Subsistence and Economy,
  • 9 - Life Experience and World View.
  • Good Paperback First Edition

Weight: 0.4 kg Post free within Malaysia

Published by Holt, Reinhart & Winston, New York. 1965.

Condition: The cover is rubbed in places. There is a personal library stamp on the inside front cover. The binding is tight and there is mild tanning throughout


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