The KULA: A Bronislaw Malinowski Centennial Exhibition

The KULA: A Bronislaw Malinowski Centennial Exhibition

[Malinowski, Bronislaw]; William A. Shack

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Place Published: Berkeley
Publisher: Robert H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology
Date Published: 1985
Edition: Limited Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 0936127007
Book Id: 42258


95pp. Oblong quarto [21 cm x 29 cm] Gray cloth over boards with a gilt stamped title on the front cover. Map pastedowns. Very good. There is a barely perceptible moisture stain on the front cover. In a very good dust jacket, with rubbing and intermittent small closed and open tears in the edges.


One of 2500 copies. Bronislaw Malinowski's description and functional analysis of the kula ceremony and trading complex, involving Trobriand Islanders and various people of New Guinea's Massim area, became one of the outstanding influences in forging modern social anthropology.