The Peoples of Malaysia
In this book, Cole, an anthropologist from the University of Chicago, sets himself a large task, i.e. to describe the history, manners and customs of the Phillipines, present day Indonesia and Malaysia and some of the Pacific Islands. He confines himself to people of Malayic or pre-Malayic origin. The purpose of the book was to inform colonial decision makers in the immediate post World War II era as they weighed up their future. Fair First Edition Hardback 354 pages including chapters on
There are about 40 illustrations and maps, three appendices on Tribal Maps, Physical Types and a Distribution Chart of Cultural Traits respectively as well as a bibliography and index.
Weight 0.60 Kg. Postage within Malaysia is free
D. van Nostrand, New York, 1945. Condition: This is an ex-library book with a label on the spine and further labels on the inside covers and on a rear end paper. There are stamps on the text block and on the front and rear end papers. The cover is falling to pieces with a 4 cm piece that has come loose at the top of the spine and a further slit of a similar size further down the spine The binding is tight, the text is clear and there is mild tanning throughout.