The Resource Another way of dying : the social and cultural context of death in a Melanesian community, Torres Strait

Another way of dying : the social and cultural context of death in a Melanesian community, Torres Strait

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Another way of dying : the social and cultural context of death in a Melanesian community, Torres Strait
Title
Another way of dying : the social and cultural context of death in a Melanesian community, Torres Strait
Creator
Subject
Summary
Analysis of extent and forms of sociocultural change on Mabuiag Island through study of mortuary rites and death related activities; innovative adjustments to external pressures result in adaptive changes in individual and group cultural identity; modifications in kin relations, social roles and symbolic exchange patterns; impact of demographic movement; individualism and stratification balanced by traditional obligation networks
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Fitzpatrick-Nietschmann, Judith
Date time place
1980
Series statement
Ph.D. Thesis - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
Label
Another way of dying : the social and cultural context of death in a Melanesian community, Torres Strait
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Publication
Note
bibl.; diags.; illus.; maps; tbls
Control code
M0031186
Extent
xii, 382 p.
Stock number
5603b
System control number
0044709
Label
Another way of dying : the social and cultural context of death in a Melanesian community, Torres Strait
Publication
Note
bibl.; diags.; illus.; maps; tbls
Control code
M0031186
Extent
xii, 382 p.
Stock number
5603b
System control number
0044709

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