THERE is a charming feminine inconsistency between Miss Field's announcement that she refrained from studying anything that anyone else had ever written concerning the subject upon which her own researches were to be directed— her only lapse in this respect being the “perfunctory” perusal “eight years ago” of a work dealing with a neighbouring tribe— and her acknowledgement of advice and criticism from various experts in her particular subject.
Religion and Medicine of Gã People
By M. J. Field. Pp. xi + 214 + 16 plates. (London: Oxford University Press, 1937.) 17s. 6d. net.