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The Trobrianders Of Papua New Guinea

Author : Annette B. Weiner
ISBN : 0030119197
Genre : Social Science
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This re-examination of the Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea, the people described in Malinowski’s classic ethnographic work of the early 20th century, provides a balanced view of the society from a male and female perspective, including coverage of new discoveries about the importance of woman’s work and wealth in the society.

Etiquette And Taboos Around The World A Geographic Encyclopedia Of Social And Cultural Customs

Author : Ken Taylor
ISBN : 9781440838217
Genre : Social Science
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An interesting resource for learning about the cultural differences and characteristics of people across the globe, this encyclopedia covers the "do's" and "don'ts" of a breadth of countries and major ethnic groups. • Provides comprehensive coverage of many of the world's countries and cultures that enables readers to make insightful cross-cultural comparisons • Directly supports the National Geography Standards by examining cultural mosaics • Provides relevant and useful information for readers preparing for study-abroad excursions or other international travel

Cultural Anthropology The Human Challenge

Author : William Haviland
ISBN : 9780495810827
Genre : Social Science
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Offering compelling photos, engaging examples, and select studies by anthropologists in a variety of locations around the globe, this streamlined, market-leading text presents cultural anthropology in vivid, accessible terms showing students how the field is relevant to understanding the complex world around them. The authors present the fundamental concepts from a holistic perspective using three unifying themes to frame the text: 1) the varied ways humans face the challenges of existence, 2) the connections between culture and biology in shaping human beliefs and behavior, and 3) the impact of globalization on peoples and cultures around the world. They also integrate coverage of race, class, gender, and ethnicity throughout the text, and in this edition, they have expanded the popular Globalscape feature to get students thinking about the consequences of globalization and (sometimes) their own behavior. Furthermore, the text’s strong supplements program provides instructors and students with a wealth of resources designed to enhance the teaching and learning experience. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Archaeology Of The Trobriand Islands Milne Bay Province Papua New Guinea

Author : Göran Burenhult
ISBN : UVA:X004667877
Genre : Antiquities, Prehistoric
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Growing Up On The Trobriand Islands In Papua New Guinea

Author : Barbara Senft
ISBN : 9789027264107
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This volume deals with the children’s socialization on the Trobriands. After a survey of ethnographic studies on childhood, the book zooms in on indigenous ideas of conception and birth-giving, the children’s early development, their integration into playgroups, their games and their education within their `own little community’ until they reach the age of seven years. During this time children enjoy much autonomy and independence. Attempts of parental education are confined to a minimum. However, parents use subtle means to raise their children. Educational ideologies are manifest in narratives and in speeches addressed to children. They provide guidelines for their integration into the Trobrianders’ “balanced society” which is characterized by cooperation and competition. It does not allow individual accumulation of wealth – surplus property gained has to be redistributed – but it values the fame acquired by individuals in competitive rituals. Fame is not regarded as threatening the balance of their society.

Papua New Guinea National Bibliography

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ISBN : UCBK:C049837229
Genre : Papua New Guinea
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Tales From The Trobriand Islands Of Papua New Guinea

Author : Gunter Senft
ISBN : 9789027268266
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This volume presents 22 tales from the Trobriand Islands told by children (boys between the age of 5 and 9 years) and adults. The monograph is motivated not only by the anthropological linguistic aim to present a broad and quite unique collection of tales with the thematic approach to illustrate which topics and themes constitute the content of the stories, but also by the psycholinguistic and textlinguistic questions of how children acquire linearization and other narrative strategies, how they develop them and how they use them to structure these texts in an adult-like way. The tales are presented in morpheme-interlinear transcriptions with first textlinguistic analyses and cultural background information necessary to fully understand them. A summarizing comparative analysis of the texts from a psycholinguistic, anthropological linguistic and philological point of view discusses the underlying schemata of the stories, the means narrators use to structure them, their structural complexity and their cultural specificity.

The Journal Of Pacific History Bibliography

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ISBN : UOM:39015079938711
Genre : Islands of the Pacific
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ISBN : UOM:39015073110721
Genre : Ethnology
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Hawaiian Fishermen

Author : Edward W. Glazier
ISBN : 0495007854
Genre : History
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As part of the Spindler/Stockard Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology Series, HAWAIIAN FISHERMAN is the first case study that presents the cultural aspects of fishing in Hawaii. Author, Ed Glazier, describes an important socio-cultural domain enacted in a complex cultural context which has received little attention in the anthropological literature. The book articulates local-level issues with macro-scale social and political economic processes with relevant social theory.

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