Pagan Tribes of Borneo (Vol 1) by Charles Hose & William McDougall

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A fascinating insight into the lives, customs, magical beliefs and superstitions of fierce, stone-age jungle tribes, for all fans of true-life adventures, ethnology and anthropology. The authors, Charles Hose and William McDougall, were founders of modern anthropology. Compiled in PDF format for easy portable reading, with a hyperlinked index, and links to recommended further reading. Illustrated with vintage photos, prints and postcards. "It seems not impossible that the practice of taking the heads of fallen enemies arose by extension of the custom of taking the hair for the ornamentation of the shield and sword-hilt. It seems possible that human hair was first applied to shields in order to complete the representation of a terrible human face, which, as we have seen, is commonly painted on the shield, and which is said to be valued as an aid to confusing and terrifying the foe...."
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FishesEye Publishing
March 13, 2007
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