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  • Breaking up Timeby Chris Lorenz; Berber Bevernage

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 39.46

    Geschichte kommt ohne Zeit nicht aus ? doch was ist historische Zeit? Diese Frage ist selten gestellt und noch weniger beantwortet worden. In diesem Buch analysieren prominente Historiker und Philosophen aus einer globalen Perspektive, wie Gesellschaften und mit ihnen Historiker Gegenwart, Vergangenheit und Zukunft voneinander unterscheiden und miteinander... more...

  • Von Käfern, Märkten und Menschenby Rebekka Habermas; Alexandra Przyrembel

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 41.53

    Wenn über die Kolonialisierung der Welt geschrieben wird, steht zumeist im Vordergrund, was die Europäer den Weltregionen an Fortschritt und Zivilisation brachten. Tatsächlich aber wäre auch die europäische Wissensgeschichte ohne die Kolonien anders verlaufen. Ein Heer von Missionaren, Forschungsreisenden, Kolonialbeamten und Kaufleuten haben das Wissen... more...

  • Die Stimme der Entmündigtenby Philipp Zessin

    Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 35.30

    Der Kolonialismus brachte für die indigene Bevölkerung immer auch eine starke Beschränkung der Teilnahme am öffentlichen Diskurs, etwa in den Medien. Am Beispiel des indigenen Journalismus in Algerien zeigt Philipp Zessin, dass das verordnete Schweigen nicht immer akzeptiert wurde. Journalisten stritten fortwährend für ihr Recht, sich öffentlich zu... more...

  • The Huli Response to Illnessby Stephen Frankel

    Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 43.00

    This study of the rapid transformation of traditional medical care among the Huli of New Guinea by Western treatments strikingly combines the methods of social anthropology and epidemiology. more...

  • Papua New Guineaby Don Woolford

    University of Queensland Press 2013; US$ 17.99

    First published in 1976, Papua New Guinea was the first book to interpret the key events that led to the nation?s independence in 1975. In the book, journalist Don Woolford, a correspondent for the Australian Associated Press in Papua New Guinea, describes the ferment and excitement of the 1960s and 1970s, chronicling the former Australian territory?s... more...

  • Malawi and Scotland Together in the Talking Place Since 1859by Kenneth R. Ross

    Mzuni Press 2013; US$ 32.95

    This pioneering and fascinating book is the first to tell the story of the remarkably enduring bonds between Malawi and Scotland from the time of David Livingstone to the flourishing cultural, economic and religious relationships of the present day. Why should there be any significant relationship between one small nation on Europeís north-western... more...

  • The Great Villageby Cyril S. Belshaw

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book is the first systematic study of the urban Papuan and analyses, among other things, the family, household budgets, the proliferation of ceremonial and the re-birth of sorcery. The study can be compared, from the point of view of methods and research problems, with the increasing number of accounts of the urbanization of traditional societies,... more...

  • The The Magical Bodyby Eves

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    An intriguing exploration of the role and significance of the body in the world of a Pacific Islands People, the Lelet of New Ireland (Papua New Guinea). In vivid ethnographic detail, the monograph captures the fluidity and complexity of Lelet conceptions of corporeality and their significance to identity as they encounter the influences of modernity,... more...

  • Quadripartite Structuresby Mark S. Mosko

    Cambridge University Press 1985; US$ 38.00

    This book was the first detailed, comprehensive study of Bush Mekeo culture and society. more...

  • What Gifts Engenderby Rena Lederman

    Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 38.00

    Gift exchange plays a crucial role in the social and political organization of Mendi in Papua New Guinea. more...