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Women of the Place Kastom, Colonialism and Gender in Vanuatu

Women of the Place: Kastom, Colonialism and Gender in Vanuatu

1st Edition

By Margaret Jolly
January 01, 1997

First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Across the Great Divide Journeys in History and Anthropology

Across the Great Divide: Journeys in History and Anthropology

1st Edition

By Bronwen Douglas
August 01, 1998

First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

The Hard People Rivalry, Sympathy and Social Structure in an Alpine Valley

The Hard People: Rivalry, Sympathy and Social Structure in an Alpine Valley

1st Edition

By Patrick Heady
May 01, 1999

Heady draws on both participant observation and interviews with older informants to trace the effects of recent exogenous technological and institutional changes, and the way local people have responded to them. His findings relate to such themes of recent history as nationalism, regionalism and ...

A Politics of Presence Contacts Between Missionaries and Walugru in Late Colonial Tanganyika

A Politics of Presence: Contacts Between Missionaries and Walugru in Late Colonial Tanganyika

1st Edition

By Peter Pels
December 01, 1998

Christian missions in Africa are commonly viewed as a blatant example of ethnocentrism. This stereotype partly exists because the day-to-day interaction between missionaries and Africans has so rarely been studied. This book shows how Africans and missionaries co-produced a Catholic Church in the ...

Narratives of Nation in the South Pacific

Narratives of Nation in the South Pacific

1st Edition

Edited By Ton and Thomas Otto
February 01, 1997

It is striking that in many Pacific nations, 'national' narratives are subordinate to other fundamental historical imaginings, such as those concerning local political dynasties and conversion to Christianity. While leaders in Pacific states have frequently sought to legitimate new nations through ...

The Textual Life of Savants Ethnography, Iceland, and the Linguistic Turn

The Textual Life of Savants: Ethnography, Iceland, and the Linguistic Turn

1st Edition

By Gisli Palsson
August 01, 1995

First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

A History of Curiosity The Theory of Travel-1550-1800

A History of Curiosity: The Theory of Travel-1550-1800

1st Edition

By Justin Stagl
June 01, 1995

First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Exploring Confrontation Sri Lanka: Politics, Culture and History

Exploring Confrontation: Sri Lanka: Politics, Culture and History

1st Edition

Edited By Michael Roberts
June 01, 1995

First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Tradition and Christianity The Colonial Transformation of a Solomon Islands Society

Tradition and Christianity: The Colonial Transformation of a Solomon Islands Society

1st Edition

By Ben Burt
March 01, 1994

First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Global Culture, Island Identity Continuity and Change in the Afro-Caribbean Community of Nevis

Global Culture, Island Identity: Continuity and Change in the Afro-Caribbean Community of Nevis

1st Edition

By Karen Fog Olwig
January 01, 1993

First Published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

The Ghotul in Muria Society

The Ghotul in Muria Society

1st Edition

By Simeran Man Singh Gell
January 01, 1992

First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Time and the Work of Anthropology Critical Essays 1971-1991

Time and the Work of Anthropology: Critical Essays 1971-1991

1st Edition

By Johannes Fabian
January 01, 1991

First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

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