Remaking the World: Myth, Mining, and Ritual Change Among the Duna of Papua New Guinea

Remaking the World: Myth, Mining, and Ritual Change Among the Duna of Papua New Guinea

by Pamela J. Stewart, Andrew Strathern

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ISBN-13: 9781588340122
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date: 03/17/2002
Series: Smithsonian Ethnogrphc Inquiry Series
Pages: 219
Product dimensions: 6.31(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.92(d)

About the Author

Pamela J. Stewart is coauthor of Collaborations and Conflicts: A Leader Through Time (1999) and a research associate in the department of anthropology and the department of religious studies at the University of Pittsburgh.

Andrew Strathern is coauthor of Arrow Talk: Transaction, Transition, and Contradiction in New Guinea Highlands History (2000) and is Mellon Professor of Anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Duna and Their Land Chapter 2 Making and Remaking the World Chapter 3 AUWI: Stones of Power Chapter 4 Cults, Local and Regional Chapter 5 The Female Spirit Chapter 6 Churches and Change Chapter 7 Mining and Malu Chapter 8 Drilling the Giant Landowner Chapter 9 Myth, Ritual, and History

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