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The Resource Saltwater sociality : a Melanesian Island ethnography, Katharina Schneider, (electronic book)

Saltwater sociality : a Melanesian Island ethnography, Katharina Schneider, (electronic book)

Label
Saltwater sociality : a Melanesian Island ethnography
Title
Saltwater sociality
Title remainder
a Melanesian Island ethnography
Statement of responsibility
Katharina Schneider
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The inhabitants of Pororan Island, a small group of 'saltwater people' in Papua New Guinea, are intensely interested in the movements of persons across the island and across the sea, both in their everyday lives as fishing people and on ritual occasions. From their observations of human movements, they take their cues about the current state of social relations. Based on detailed ethnography, this study engages current Melanesian anthropological theory and argues that movements are the Pororans' predominant mode of objectifying relations. Movements on Pororan Island are to its inhabitants what
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Schneider, Katharina
Dewey number
306.099592
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN671.N5
LC item number
S33 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Ethnology
  • Matrilineal kinship
  • Sex role
  • Bougainville Island Region (Papua New Guinea)
  • Bougainville Island Region (Papua New Guinea)
Label
Saltwater sociality : a Melanesian Island ethnography, Katharina Schneider, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-225) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
EBC915499
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xxiv, 234 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780857453020
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Saltwater sociality : a Melanesian Island ethnography, Katharina Schneider, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-225) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
EBC915499
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xxiv, 234 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780857453020
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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