Island Melanesia

Noëlle Rathmell-Stiels, Harry Beran, Bill Evans, Barry Craig

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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.
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 pages41
ISBN (Print)0824827325
Publication statusPublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes


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