Melanesian Journal. Expeditions in West and East New Guinea, Solomon Islands, New Hebrides, Fiji, and New Caledonia to study Child Growth and Development, Behavior and Disease Patterns, Human Genetics, and Kuru. February 22, 1963 to July 23, 1963. D. Carleton Gajdusek.

Melanesian Journal. Expeditions in West and East New Guinea, Solomon Islands, New Hebrides, Fiji, and New Caledonia to study Child Growth and Development, Behavior and Disease Patterns, Human Genetics, and Kuru. February 22, 1963 to July 23, 1963

Bethesda: National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness, 1973. Paperback. v-viii, 227p., four fullpage line maps the sole illustrations, text reproduced from keyboard-set ms, softbound in 11x8.5 inch plain printed wraps. Mildest edgewear, slight general toning with a slightly faded spine panel, a tiny corner-tip crease, a very good copy: sound, clean and unmarked. Study of Child Growth and Development and Disease Patterns in Primitive Cultures.

Gajdusek a talented expositor of his own tricks of the trade; upon entering an unfamiliar village he goes to the local barber and gets a shave, which breaks the ice.

Cat.No: 253773

Price: $40.00