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The objective of this bibliography is to function a medium for informing these concerning the contents of books and articles that have to this point seemed facing the above-mentioned 3 cultures. Anthropology here's utilized in its widest experience: actual anthropology, ethnology, cultural anthropology, archaeology and ethno­ heritage. l In view of the truth that Kennedy's bibliography has lately been mentioned to date,2 a couple of phrases of clarification to justify this bibliography are useful. This paintings makes an attempt at completeness, that's to assert, the goods (especially present in missionary journals) which were missed via those that did the luxurious task of revising Ken­ nedy's bibliography, were integrated right here. simply these goods which the current compiler was once unable to pay money for were left unannotated. In different phrases approximately each merchandise in this article has been learn or skimmed via. furthermore these items that have not often any price or relevance to those cultures yet which, none the fewer, are came upon indexed in Kennedy (e. g. Buys less than Nias) were precluded from attention right here. Likewise these (few) articles facing sleek advancements that have been exposed were in this article besides, opposite to the coverage taken via the compilers of Kennedy's revised variation. remember that the debt one owes to those compilers for this sort of paintings as this - certainly for nearly any examine which one undertakes facing Indonesia - is untold.

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And mentions role of the priest and priestess in Nias religion and life. , 1927, Nias, Westindonesien. (Franckh'sche Verlagshandlung, Stuttgart) 38-41. , material culture, religion, social organization etc. Accompanying this article are two plates with various sketches of Nias material culture. The author has succeeded in giving the reader a bird's eye view of Nias culture. , 1888, Di alcuni strumenti musicali portati dall' Isola di Nias. AAE 18: 161-68 with 8 figures. This article deals with the various musical instruments which Modigliani brought back from Nias: drums, flutes, whistles etc.

RAP PARD, T. , 1909, Het eiland Nias en zijne Bewoners. BKI 62: 477-648 plus 4 plates and 1 map. This long treatise covers all phases of Nias culture. Since the writer was on Nias as civil administrator, much of the material found here is first hand. First section is devoted to geography and geology; the second section to ethnography and ethnology; the third section, to history. This is an indispensable work. RASSERS, W. , 1927, Religionen der Naturvolker Indonesiens. AR 25: 130-93. Gives short summary of Nias religion using Schr,oder (1917).

Grimmischen Hofbuchdruckerei, Buckerburg) 140 pp. This book is an important work dealing with all aspects of the culture. Some of it has been published in other journals. Frickenschmidt knows his subject well, for he lived on the Batu islands for more than 25 years. FRICKENSCHMIDT, C. , 1929-b, Een Niassisch dorp, huis en zijne bewoners. W 30: no. 36. Here a general picture of the Nias village house and people as seen on the Batu islands is given. , 1908, Das 'Koppensnellen' auf Nias. AMZ 35: 73--88.

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