On the morbid conditions met with among the natives of British New Guinea [manuscript] : a study in the evolution of disease / C. G. Seligmann. [1904-1908]

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Seligman, C. G. (Charles Gabriel), 1873-1940. On the morbid conditions met with among the natives of British New Guinea [manuscript] : a study in the evolution of disease / C. G. Seligmann.

On the morbid conditions met with among the natives of British New Guinea [manuscript] : a study in the evolution of disease / C. G. Seligmann. [1904-1908]

Based on observations made during eleven months of 1904 in British New Guinea as a member of the Daniels Ethnographical Expedition. Includes off-print pamphlet On the occurrence of new growths among the natives of British New Guinea, 1903.

144 leaves : ill., map ; 27 cm. + 1 leaflet.

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Seligman, C. G. (Charles Gabriel), 1873-1940

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Charles Seligman, 1873-1940, was educated at St Paul's School. He qualified as a doctor and became Director of the Clinical Laboratory at St Thomas's hospital, and also treated shellshock victims during World War One. He became interested in tropical diseases and it was for this reason that he went on his first expedition to Borneo and the Torres Straits. Whilst there, he developed an interest in anthropology and the rest of his life was devoted to this discipline. He also attempted to combine d...