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Acting for others : relational transformations in Papua New Guinea / by Pascale Bonnemère ; translated by Nora Scott
Bib ID 7857071
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Bonnemere, Pascale, author
 
Uniform Title Agir pour un autre. English
Description Chicago : Hau Books, [2018] 
©2018 
xxi, 295 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm 
ISBN 9780997367584 (paperback)
099736758X (paperback)
Full contents
  • Foreword / Marilyn Strathern
  • Preface to the English translation
  • Introduction
  • 1. An out-of-the-way situation : prohibitions and relations
  • 2. "Your wife is pregnant. Cover your head"
  • 3. Accompanying a birth
  • 4. Transmitting know-how
  • 5. A long ritual journey
  • 6. Abstaining for oneself, abstaining for others
  • 7. Exchanges and prohibitions : a relational view
 
Notes

Revised and slightly augmented translation of: Agir pour un autre : la construction de la personne masculine en Papouasie Nouvelle-Guinée. 2015.

Includes bibliographical references 265-282 and index.

Subjects Ankave (Papua New Guinean people) -- Social life and customs.  |  Ankave (Papua New Guinean people) -- Rites and ceremonies.  |  Sex role -- Papua New Guinea.  |  Families -- Papua New Guinea.  |  Ethnology -- Papua New Guinea.  |  Papua New Guinea -- Social life and customs.  |  Papua New Guinea.
Other authors/contributors Scott, Nora, translator  |  Strathern, Marilyn, author of foreword
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Relational transformations in Papua New Guinea

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