Felix Speiser on Melanesian shields

Harry Beran

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


An explanation of Felix Speiser's comprehensive framework for a typology of Melanesian shields from his article "Über Schutzwaffen in Melanesien (On Defensive Weapons in Melanesia)", little-known among those unable to read German.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationShields of Melanesia
EditorsHarry Beran, Barry Craig
Place of PublicationHonolulu, USA; Sydney, Australia
PublisherUniversity of Hawai'i Press / Oceanic Art Society
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)0824827325
Publication statusPublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes

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    Beran, H. (2005). Felix Speiser on Melanesian shields. In H. Beran, & B. Craig (Eds.), Shields of Melanesia (pp. 13-26). Honolulu, USA; Sydney, Australia: University of Hawai'i Press / Oceanic Art Society.