ABHANDLUNGEN UND BERICHTE DES STAATLICHEN MUSEUMS FUR VOLKERKUNDE DRESDEN,
Dresden Museum fur Volkerkunde. BAND 24, 1965: 181 pages of text plus 32 pages of photographs and 2 pages of drawings. BAND 25, 1965: 272 pages of text plus 92 pages of photographs, 11 pages of drawings, and 9 pages of maps. There are a number of important papers in this volume. BAND 31, 1970: iv, 290 pages. There are 6 papers, moderately illustrated with photographs and drawings. Among them are papers dealing with the customs, rituals, and material culture of peoples from South-east India, northern Chile, the north coast of New Guinea, and Benin. BAND 34, 1975: Cloth cover. 717 pages. There are 51 papers, written in honor the museum's director from 1957-1972, Dr. Siegfried Wolf. The papers are moderately illustrated with photographs and drawings. The papers, dealing with the customs, rituals, and material culture of various peoples, are divided into four groups: Africa, America/Arctic, Asia, Australia/Oceania. BAND 35, 1976: Cloth cover. 253 pages. There are 18 papers, heavily illustrated with photographs and drawings. The papers were presented at the Historical Society in the former East Germany, and the bulk of them deal with the problems of ethnology in "non-capitalist" cultures. BAND 36, 1977: Cloth cover. 238 pages. There are 9 papers, lightly illustrated. Among them are papers dealing with the west Greenland Eskimos, Indian ethnography, and the Senufo. BAND 38, 1979: Cloth cover. There are 8 papers, heavily illustrated with photographs and drawings. Among them are papers dealing with the customs, ritual and material culture of the Nunivak Eskimo, Chama tribes (eastern Peru), and western Amazonian peoples. Item #15532
These seven volumes from the Dresden Museum fur Volkerkunde contain a number of important illustrated papers. The titles of some of the papers (in English, though the papers are in German) are: "Ancient Eskimo Implements with Iron Blades" by H. Israel; "Notes on Hunting of the Nambicuara Indians", by L. Boglar; "The Decay of the Clan Community in Ruanda", by L. Holy; "Rectangular Benin Plaques Representing Europeans: Remarks on the Iconography and Dating", by S. Wolf; "Methods of Obtaining Colors in Me'vdana, Normandy Island (S.E. New Guinea)" by E. Schleiser.