Originally published in 1926. A study of crime and customs of the rapidly vanishing savage races. Contents Include Primitive Law and Order Rules of Law in Religious Acts Law of Marriage Rules of Custom Defined Melanesian Economics Primitive Crime and its Punishment Sorcery and Suicide Factors of Social Cohesion. Primitive Law and Restoration of Order. Illustrated. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.