New Guinea Stone Age Trade: The Geography and Ecology of Traffic in the Interior
Department of Prehistory, Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University, 1977 - Commerce, Prehistoric - 247 pages
Includes notes on Macassan trade with S. Papua and Australia; possible Australian links with Papua discussed.
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