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  • Beyond the Coral Sea: Travels in the Old Empires of the South-West Pacific (Text Only)by Michael Moran

    HarperCollins Publishers 2012; Not Available

    A romantic and adventurous journey to the hidden islands and lagoons beyond Papua New Guinea and north of Australia. more...

  • Biology Unmooredby Sandra Bamford

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 15.95

    Biology Unmoored is an engaging examination of what it means to live in a world that is not structured in terms of biological thinking. Drawing upon three years of ethnographic research in the highlands of Papua New Guinea, Sandra Bamford describes a world in which physiological reproduction is not perceived to ground human kinship or human beings'... more...

  • 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...

  • Collecting Kamoroby Karen Jacobs

    Sidestone Press 2012; US$ 40.00

    The story of ethnographic collecting is one of cross-cultural encounters. This book focuses on collecting encounters in the Kamoro region of Papua from the earliest collections made in 1828 until 2011. Exploring the links between representation and collecting, the author focuses on the creative and pragmatic agency of Kamoro people in these collecting... 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 Djief Hunters, 26,000 Years of Rainforest Exploitation on the Bird's Head of Papua, Indonesiaby Juliette M. Pasveer

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 154.95

    Two prehistoric cave sites on the Bird's Head of western New Guinea provide a detailed narrative of 26,000 years of human occupation of this area. During Late Pleistocene times, lower temperatures allowed a suite of montane animal species to descend onto the lowland Ayamaru Plateau. When the montane fauna receded during the subsequent climatic amelioration,... more...

  • Empowering the Past, Confronting the Futureby Pamela Stewart; Andrew Strathern

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 33.00

    This book is a new ethnography on the Papua New Guinea Highlands, which uses a case-study approach to consider the role of "tradition" in the politics of adjustment to transnational forces of change. more...

  • Engendering Objectsby Anna-Karina Hermkens

    Sidestone Press 2013; US$ 20.99

    Engendering objects explores social and cultural dynamics among Maisin people in Collingwood Bay (Papua New Guinea) through the lens of material culture. Focusing upon the visually stimulating decorated barkcloths that are used as male and female garments, gifts, and commodities, it explores the relationships between these cloths and Maisin people.... more...

  • Foodways and Empathyby Anita von Poser

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 95.00

    Through the sharing of food, people feel entitled to inquire into one another's lives and ponder one another's states in relation to their foodways. This in-depth study focuses on the Bosmun of Daiden, a Ramu River people in an under-represented area in the ethnography of Papua New Guinea, uncovering the conceptual convergence of local notions of... 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...