Argonauts of the western Pacific is the accounts of a series of anthropological expeditions known as the Robert Mond Expedition to New Guinea, 1914-1918.It has been described as a great classic of anthropological research. Argonauts of the western Pacific an account of native enterprise and adventure in the Archipelagoes of Melanesian New Guinea. WITH 5 MAPS, 65 ILLUSTRATIONS, AND 2 FIGURES. Argonauts of the Western Pacific: An Account of Native Enterprise and Adventure in the Archipelagoes of Melanesian New Guinea is a 1922 ethnological work by Bronisław Malinowski, which has had enormous impact on the ethnographic genre.The book is about the Trobriand people who live on the small Kiriwana island chain northeast of the island of New Guinea. Dutton & Co. in London, . Argonauts Of The Western Pacific by Malinowski, Bronislaw. New York. Argonauts of the Western Pacific: An Account of Native Enterprise and Adventure in the Archipelagoes of Melanesian New Guinea. The scope of the expeditions was to understand and document tribal life by describing the organisation of the tribes, their religions, trade, myths and daily behaviour. With a pref. The Argonauts of the Western Pacific Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you. Addeddate 2006-12-10 00:45:07 Review of Argonauts of the western pacific 1. Introduction: Argonauts of the Western Pacific By: Bronislaw Malinowski Summary: The main point of the reading is to review the process of ethnography by referring to Malinowski’s experience in the Kula (a trade process in New Guinea). Bronislaw Malinowski. Routledge, 1978 - Social Science - 527 pages. (London) WITH A PREFACE BY SIR JAMES GEORGE FRAZER, F.B.A., F.R.S. This edition published in … 3 Reviews. First published in 1922, this classic text examines the extensive and complex trading system maintained by the Trobriand Islanders. Argonauts of the western Pacific an account of native enterprise and adventure in the archipelagoes of Melanesian New Guinea This edition published in 1922 by G. Routledge & Sons, ltd., E.P. Essentially there are three steps to the process: the outline of a society, the feelings of a society, and the spirit of the society as told from the natives. Argonauts of the Western PacificBy Bronislaw MalinowskiReviewed by Maria Christina Aguirre SchüttDate: 10/03/2012The ethnography book Argonauts of the Western Pacific was written by the anthropologist,professor and writer published Polish Bronislaw Malinowski 1922, being one of the mostimportant works on ethnography and the study of anthropology. by Sir James George Frazer. ARGONAUTS OF THE WESTERN PACIFIC An Account of Native Enterprise and Adventure in the Archipelagoes of Melanesian New Quinea BY BRONISLAW MALINOWSKI PH.D. (Cracow), D.Sc. London Publication date 1932 Topics NATURAL SCIENCES, Biological sciences in general, General and theoretical biology Publisher George Routledge And Sons, Limited Collection universallibrary Contributor Osmania University Language English.