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Voyagers of the Vitiaz Strait : a study of a New Guinea trade system / by Thomas G. Harding
Bib ID 168646
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Harding, Thomas G., author
 
Description Seattle, Washington : University of Washington Press, [1967] 
©1967 
x, 282 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, graphs, maps, portraits ; 22 cm. 
Series

Monograph (American Ethnological Society) ; 44.

Full contents
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Boundaries and spheres of trade
  • 3. Canoes and the maritime adaptation
  • 4. The economic flow : products of trade
  • 5. The mainland : Sio and its hinterland
  • 6. The archipelago : the Siassi traders
  • 7. The economics of status and group relations in Siassi and Kovai society
  • 8. The social basis of trade
  • 9. Change : expansion and declines
  • 10. Conclusion.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 266-273) and index.

Subjects Ethnology -- Papua New Guinea -- Vitiaz Strait.  |  New Guinea -- Commerce.

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