Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Manuscript XXVIII: An Early Ethnography of the Geelvink Bay People, West New Guinea

Gunson, Niel; Godschalk, Jan


One of the more detailed early accounts of the inhabitants ofWest New Guinea is contained in the answers to a questionnaire from 'the German Anthropological or Geographical Society'1 to the missionaries working in the Geelvink Bay district of West New Guinea, then nominally subject to the Sultan of Tidore. The manuscript, translated below, was written in Dutch, and it has not been established whether or not a copy was ever forwarded to the particular society that issued the questionnaire. This...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Pacific History
DOI: 10.1080/00223344.2014.892236


There are no files associated with this item.

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  22 January 2019/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator