Incomplete manuscript and typescript drafts of an anthropological study of the Mono-Alu people of the Bougainville Strait, West Solomon Islands, authored by G. C. W. C. Wheeler. The study includes detailed observations on Mono-Alu culture, including kinship, religion, marriage, ownership and death rites. Includes a glossary of the Mono-Alu language.
'The Mono-Alu people (Bougainville Strait, West Solomon Islands)'
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- ReferenceGB 102 MS 184245
- Dates of Creationc 1943
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish Mono (Solomon Islands)
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Administrative / Biographical History
G. C. W. C. Wheeler (1872-1943) an anthropologist. In 1908-1909, Wheeler conducted field research amoung the Mono-Alu people of the Bougainville Strait, West Solomon Islands. He spent the later part of his life working on an unpublished anthroplogical account of the culture of the Mono-Alu people.
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Presented to SOAS Library by the widow of G. C. W. C. Wheeler on the 4th November 1965.
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