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Under the Mountain Wall

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In the Baliem Valley in central New Guinea lived a Stone Age tribe which survived into the twentieth century - the Kurelu. Matthiessen joined the Harvard-Peabody Expedition of 1961 which set out to study the tribe as unobtrusively as possible, living among the Kurelu for two seasons. The result was this classic account, not of the expedition but of a lost culture; the Kurelu's timeless rhythms of work and play, of warriorship, feasting and funerals. In "Under the Mountain Wall", Matthiessen illuminates the lives of the ...

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Under The Mountain Wall
2003, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099448655

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Under the Mountain Wall
1995, The Harvill Press, London

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Under the Mountain Wall
1989, The Harvill Press, London

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Under the Mountain Wall
1987, Penguin Books, New York, NY

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Under the Mountain Wall
1987, Penguin Books, New York, NY

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