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Navaho Humor bound with The Yezidis, Sulubba, and Other Tribes of Iraq and Adjacent Regions.
Author: Hill, W. W. t/w Field, Henry & J. B. Glubb.
Reference #: 1872
Status: For Sale
List Price: $60.00
Menosha, Wisconsin: George Banta Publishing Co., 1943. quarto (10.5"). Card Covers. Near Fine. These two studies are bound together with stiff card covers, and form Numbers 9 and 10 in this publisher's General Series in Anthropology. [Hill is referenced in Hand, 'A Bookman's Guide to Indians of the Americas, H271, and is the author of numerous well-respected works on the ethnology and anthropology of North American Indians.]
Hill: 28 pp., is largely based on his collection of material in the field from elders in New Mexico, Arizona and Utah, as well as from colleagues. The material has been categorized in themes such as: "Practical Joking, Traditional Humorous Statements, Puns, Ceremonial Humor and Song Humor."
Field: 17 pp.; is a study of these tribes of Iraq including history, religious hierarchy, literature, social organization, etc. The study of the Sulubba et al by Glubb includes a short bibliography. Unmarked, and uncommon.
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