Sandin, Benedict, Ed.
Title The Sarawak Museum Journal (Vol. XX Nos. 40-41, New Series) January-December 1972
Book Condition Very Good with no dust jacket
Publisher Kuching, Sarawak. Kuching, Sarawak The Sarawak Museum 1972
Seller ID 23960
Blue card covers and pages, with backstrip wrinkled and slightly sunned and two tiny tears at bottom edge of front cover. Binding is tight, pages clean and bright. . Sarawak is the largest state in Malayasia, and is located on the island of Borneo. It is home to 28 ethnic groups, with no ethnic majority. The Sarawak Museum is the oldest museum in Borneo. The museum holds the natural history collection and specimens of Sarawak fauna, reptiles, mammals, and birds. The museum also displays exhibits of ethnographic artifacts such as models of longhouses of the various ethnic groups in Sarawak, musical instruments, various kinds of fish and animal traps, handicrafts, models of boats and others. The museum's journal includes scholarly articles on the archaeology, ethnography, history, and natural history of Sarawak. This volume includes 28 articles. Illustrated with maps, some of which are folding, drawings, tables, graphs, and 37 plates. The lead paper is "Pre-western Brunei, Sarawak and Sabah," a 21 page article. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 427 pages. L4
Sarawak Indonesia Anthropology Ethnography Natural History Borneo