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HADDON, Alfred C. (Alfred Cort) (1855-1940)

Migrations of cultures in British New Guinea. The Huxley memorial lecture for 1920.

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London : Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, [1920?]. Small quarto (270 x 190 mm), original printed green wrappers (edges and spine sunned, manuscript title to spine and discrete annotation to front wrapper), 44 pp, with 4 maps (one folding); a very good copy; from The Papuan Collection of Charles Fletcher (Melbourne), his bookplate to the inside of the front wrapper.


Distinguished Cambridge anthropologist Alfred Cort Haddon (1855-1940) carried out important fieldwork in the Torres Strait and New Guinea and is famed for his contributions to the study of the indigenous cultures of these regions.