Shields of Melanesia is the first comprehensive book of its kind and illustrates more than 100 types of shields from all cultural areas of Melanesia that used such objects. Around 80 percent of the shields illustrated have never before been published. This chapter classifies, explores and illustrates the shields from the islands of Melanesia.
|Title of host publication||Shields of Melanesia|
|Editors||Harry Beran, Barry Craig|
|Place of Publication||Honolulu, USA; Sydney, Australia|
|Publisher||University of Hawai'i Press / Oceanic Art Society|
|Number of pages||41|
|Publication status||Published - 2005|