Identity through History: Living Stories in a Solomon Islands Society

Identity through History: Living Stories in a Solomon Islands Society

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521533324
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/09/2002
Series: Cambridge Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology Series , #83
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; Part I. Orientations: 2. First encounters; 3. Portraits of the past; 4. Chiefs, persons and power; Part II. Transformations: 5. Crisis and Christianity; 6. Conversions and consolidation; Part III. Narrations: 7. Becoming Christian: playing with history; 8. Missionary encounters: narrating the self; Part IV. Revitalization: 9. Collisions and convergence; 10. The paramount chief: rites of renewal; 11. Conclusion; Notes; References.

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