Adrienne L Kaeppler & Christian Kaufmann
Hardcover with dust jacket
Language: English
"The Oceanic World- Polynesia, Micronesia, and Melenesia- is made up of thosands of islands, from the vast Terriroty of New Guiinea to a myriad of tiny coral atolls. The native Peoples of these lands have developed civilizations more varied than anywhere else in teh world. In most of these societies, art holds a crucial position in both social and religious life, and encompasses not only architecture, painting, and sculpture, but also music, dance prayer, and body decoration."