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The Resource Cultures of the Pacific : selected readings, edited and with introductions by Thomas G. Harding and Ben J. Wallace

Cultures of the Pacific : selected readings, edited and with introductions by Thomas G. Harding and Ben J. Wallace

Label
Cultures of the Pacific : selected readings
Title
Cultures of the Pacific
Title remainder
selected readings
Statement of responsibility
edited and with introductions by Thomas G. Harding and Ben J. Wallace
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Essays about Indigenous Australian culture are: Sociocentric relationship terms and the Australian class system by Elman R. Service p. 144; The Dreaming by W.E.H. Stanner p. 304; Steel axes for stone-age Australians by Lauriston Sharp p. 385
Cataloging source
LC
Dewey number
309.1/9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN662
LC item number
.H3 1970
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Harding, Thomas G
  • Wallace, Ben J.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethnology
  • Oceania
Label
Cultures of the Pacific : selected readings, edited and with introductions by Thomas G. Harding and Ben J. Wallace
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Cover title
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
I. Perspectives on culture history -- Island cultures / Andrew P. Vayda and Roy A. Rappoport -- Polynesian navigation to distant islands / Andrew Sharp -- Austronesian linguistics and culture history / George W. Grace -- The Kon-Tiki myth / Robert C. Suggs -- The origins of the Melanesians / Mary Elizabeth Shutler and Richard Shutler, Jr. -- II. Technology and economics -- The primitive economics of the Trobriand Islanders / Bronislaw Malinowski -- Agricultural technology of the Pagan Gaddang / Ben J. Walker -- Production, distribution, and power in a primitive society / Marshall D. Sahlins -- Ponapean prestige economy / William R. Bascom -- Trading in Northeast New Guinea / Thomas G. Harding -- III. Social life -- In primitive Polynesia / Raymond Firth -- Male-female relationships in the highlands of Australian New Guinea / M.J. Meggitt -- Sociocentric relationship terms and the Australian class system / Elman R. Service -- Social organisations of a Siassi Island community / Michael P. Freedman -- The Iban of Western Borneo / Derek Freeman -- IV. Politics and social control -- Poor man, rich man, big-man, chief: political types in Melanesia and Polynesia / Marshall D. Sahlins -- A leader in action / Douglas L. Oliver -- Political organization, supernatural sanctions, and the punishment for incest on Yap / David M. Schneider -- Law and politics on Nonouti Island / Henry P. Lundsgaarde -- V. Religion -- Daughter of time / Peter Lawrence -- The Ngaing of the Rai coast / Peter Lawrence -- The dreaming / W.E.H. Stanner -- The analysis of Mana: an empirical approach / Raymond Firth -- VI. Aspects of change -- Social status, political power, and native responses to European influence in Oceania / Charles A. Valentine -- Steel axes for stone-age Australians / Lauriston Sharp -- The millenarian aspect of conversion to Christianity in the South pacific / Jean Guiart -- Port town and hinterland in the Pacific Islands / Alexander Spoehr -- The rights of primitive peoples / Margaret Mead
Control code
000000046114
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 496 p. :
Isbn
9780029138007
Lccn
70091883
System control number
(OCoLC)70491
Label
Cultures of the Pacific : selected readings, edited and with introductions by Thomas G. Harding and Ben J. Wallace
Publication
Note
  • Cover title
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
I. Perspectives on culture history -- Island cultures / Andrew P. Vayda and Roy A. Rappoport -- Polynesian navigation to distant islands / Andrew Sharp -- Austronesian linguistics and culture history / George W. Grace -- The Kon-Tiki myth / Robert C. Suggs -- The origins of the Melanesians / Mary Elizabeth Shutler and Richard Shutler, Jr. -- II. Technology and economics -- The primitive economics of the Trobriand Islanders / Bronislaw Malinowski -- Agricultural technology of the Pagan Gaddang / Ben J. Walker -- Production, distribution, and power in a primitive society / Marshall D. Sahlins -- Ponapean prestige economy / William R. Bascom -- Trading in Northeast New Guinea / Thomas G. Harding -- III. Social life -- In primitive Polynesia / Raymond Firth -- Male-female relationships in the highlands of Australian New Guinea / M.J. Meggitt -- Sociocentric relationship terms and the Australian class system / Elman R. Service -- Social organisations of a Siassi Island community / Michael P. Freedman -- The Iban of Western Borneo / Derek Freeman -- IV. Politics and social control -- Poor man, rich man, big-man, chief: political types in Melanesia and Polynesia / Marshall D. Sahlins -- A leader in action / Douglas L. Oliver -- Political organization, supernatural sanctions, and the punishment for incest on Yap / David M. Schneider -- Law and politics on Nonouti Island / Henry P. Lundsgaarde -- V. Religion -- Daughter of time / Peter Lawrence -- The Ngaing of the Rai coast / Peter Lawrence -- The dreaming / W.E.H. Stanner -- The analysis of Mana: an empirical approach / Raymond Firth -- VI. Aspects of change -- Social status, political power, and native responses to European influence in Oceania / Charles A. Valentine -- Steel axes for stone-age Australians / Lauriston Sharp -- The millenarian aspect of conversion to Christianity in the South pacific / Jean Guiart -- Port town and hinterland in the Pacific Islands / Alexander Spoehr -- The rights of primitive peoples / Margaret Mead
Control code
000000046114
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 496 p. :
Isbn
9780029138007
Lccn
70091883
System control number
(OCoLC)70491

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