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Ways of the place : history, cosmology and material culture in North Pentecost, Vanuatu

Taylor, John Patrick


Ways of the place explores social, spatial and historical consciousness among the Sia Raga people of North Pentecost. In doing so it seeks to convey a sense of the intimate relationship between past, present, place and person that characterises this region of northern Vanuatu. Core arguments centre on the analysis of an apparently isomorphic structure that permeates across Sia Raga interpretations of history, cosmos and social practice, such as are made apparent in local written and oral texts,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-05-23
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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