Among the Gimi


In 1960, when we were preparing for fieldwork, ethnography was near the end of an era of major fieldwork expeditions. But recently the New Guinea Highlands had become an option: temperate, managed by English-speaking Australians, and with many related but diverse cultures. There we would encounter a people whose ancestors had lived in one place for literally thousands of years, most of that time undisturbed by outsiders.

Weight 1.16 lbs
Dimensions 9 × 7 × .7 in
Levellers Press