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In the midst of life : affect and ideation in the world of the Tolai / A.L. Epstein
Bib ID 251917
Format BookBook
Author
Epstein, A. L. (Arnold Leonard)
 
Description Berkeley : University of California Press, c1992 
x, 317 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0520075625 (alkaline paper)
Series

Studies in Melanesian anthropology 9.

Full contents
  • 1. Exploring Affect: Some Preliminary Issues
  • 2. The Tolai: Habitat, History, Society
  • 3. The Language of the Emotions
  • 4. Work, Ambition, and Envy
  • 5. Of Kin, Love, and Anger
  • 6. Tambu, Grief, and the Meaning of Death
  • 7. Affect and the Self
  • 8. Epilogue: The Anthropologist as Onion-Peeler.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-309) and index.

Subjects Tolai (Melanesian people) -- Psychology.  |  Tolai (Melanesian people) -- Social life and customs.  |  Philosophy, Tolai.  |  Ethnopsychology -- Papua New Guinea -- Gazelle Peninsula  |  Emotions.  |  Affect (Psychology)  |  Gazelle Peninsula (Papua New Guinea) -- Social life and customs.

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