An Introduction to the Malayan Aborigines – P. D. R. Williams-Hunt (1952) (1st ed)

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An Introduction to the Malayan Aborigines – P. D. R. Williams-Hunt (1952) (1st ed)

S$78.00

Title: An Introduction to the Malayan Aborigines

Author: Major P. D. R. Williams-Hunt

Publisher: The Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1952. First edition.

Condition: Hardcover. Good. A large but thin book, app 10.5″ by 7.5″ and 102pp. Some wear to cover and slight tanning to pages, overall in good condition. Profusely illustrated with black-and-white photographs. 

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Description

A well-illustrated government guide-book on the aboriginal tribes of Malaya.

Contents:

Foreword by Sir Gerald Templer
Introduction
Environment
Numbers and Distribution
Types and Tribes; Social Organisation
Language, Music and Dancing
Health
Dress and Personal Ornament
Ways of Life
Material Culture
Magic and Religion; Customs and Beliefs
Aboriginal Problems and Proposals for Advancement
Appendix A – Select Bibliography
Appendix B – Collections of Aboriginal Material Culture
Appendix C – Collecting for Museums
Appendix D – Notes for the Security Forces