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LINGUIST List 21.1109

Sat Mar 06 2010

Books: Anthropological Ling/Lang Documentation/Lexicography: Zöller

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        1.    Daniel Davies, Deutsch-Neuguinea und meine Ersteigung des Finisterre-Gebirges: Zöller

Message 1: Deutsch-Neuguinea und meine Ersteigung des Finisterre-Gebirges: Zöller
Date: 03-Mar-2010
From: Daniel Davies <ddaviescambridge.org>
Subject: Deutsch-Neuguinea und meine Ersteigung des Finisterre-Gebirges: Zöller
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Title: Deutsch-Neuguinea und meine Ersteigung des Finisterre-Gebirges
Subtitle: Eine Schilderung des ersten erfolgreichen Vordringens zu den hochgebirgen Inner-Neuguineas, der Natur des Landes, der Sitten der Eingeborenen und des gegenwaïrtigen Standes der deutschen Kolonisations
Published: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
                http://us.cambridge.org

Author: Hugo Zöller
Paperback: ISBN: 9781108007313 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 27.99
Paperback: ISBN: 9781108007313 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 43.00
Abstract:

Hugo Zöller (1852-1933) was a German journalist and explorer who travelled
to South America, West Africa and New Guinea in the course of his exciting
career. This book is an account, first published in 1891, of his expedition
to New Guinea in 1888, during which he became the first European to explore
the island's mountainous interior. He describes the German colonial
settlements on the coast, the logistical preparations for his mission, the
climate, geology, flora and fauna of the island, the indigenous peoples and
their customs, the local languages, to which he devotes a substantial
chapter, and the hardships and highlights of the journey. The appendix
contains a timeline listing European activity around New Guinea from 1526
to 1891 and a glossary in tabular form listing 300 words in 45 indigenous
languages. A bibliography and index are also included, and the book
contains drawings, photographs and maps.

Vorwort;
1. Finschhafen;
2. Europäer-Leben;
3. Das Arbeitermaterial;
4. Konstantinshafen;
5. Meine Expedition zur Ersteigung des Finisterre-Gebirges;
6. Jenseits der Grenzen des Unerforschten;
7. Die ersten weissen Männer in der Hochgebirgswelt des Innern;
8. Hatzfeldthafen und die Admiralitäts-Inseln;
9. Natürliche Hilfsquellen, Plantagenbau und Rentabilitätsfrage;
10. Die Verwaltung;
11. Klima und Gesundheitsverhältnisse;
12. Leben und Sitten der Eingeborenen von Deutsch-Neuguinea;
13. Weitere Schwarzbraune Studien;
14. Der Bismarck-Archipel;
15. Die deutschen Salomo-Inseln;
16. Die Papua-Sprachen unseres Südsee-Schutzgebiets;
Anhang.


Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics
                            Language Documentation
                            Lexicography

Written In: English (eng )

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