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The Chimbu: A Study of Change in the New Guinea Highlands / Edition 1
     

The Chimbu: A Study of Change in the New Guinea Highlands / Edition 1

by Paula Brown, Jian Chen, Brown Paula
 

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ISBN-10: 0415330521

ISBN-13: 9780415330527

Pub. Date: 04/30/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In 1933 an Australian expedition discovered in the New Guinea Highlands a people who had for thousands of years been living isolated from the civilized world, the Chimbu. Never before was the westernization of an isolated people so thoroughly examined. This volume illustrates, contrary to widely held preconceptions about the nature of primitive societies, that the

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In 1933 an Australian expedition discovered in the New Guinea Highlands a people who had for thousands of years been living isolated from the civilized world, the Chimbu. Never before was the westernization of an isolated people so thoroughly examined. This volume illustrates, contrary to widely held preconceptions about the nature of primitive societies, that the Chimbu have always been an adaptable people, whose concern for the present and for change has surpassed their attachment to tradition and the past.
Originally published in 1973.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415330527
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/30/2004
Series:
Routledge Library Editions: Anthropology and Ethnography
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.70(d)

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