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Author Brison, Karen J.

Title Just talk : gossip, meetings, and power in a Papua New Guinea village / Karen J. Brison.

Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1992]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  995.3 BRIS    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 287 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in Melanesian anthropology ; 11.
Studies in Melanesian anthropology ; 11.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-275) and index.
Summary "A very carefully thought out and also a very innovative piece of work . . . the book will have an appreciative readership among Melanesian specialists, students of political anthropology, and sociolinguists."--Andrew Strathern, University of Pittsburgh
Subject Kwanga (Papua New Guinean people) -- Politics and government.
Kwanga (Papua New Guinean people) -- Social life and customs.
Big man (Melanesia) -- Papua New Guinea -- Inakor.
Oral communication -- Papua New Guinea -- Inakor.
Language and culture -- Papua New Guinea -- Inakor.
Social structure -- Papua New Guinea -- Inakor.
Inakor (Papua New Guinea) -- Politics and government.
Inakor (Papua New Guinea) -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 0520077008 (alk. paper)