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Power or paradise? : Korafe christianity and Korafe magic

Gnecchi-Ruscone, Elisabetta


This thesis addresses the nexus between Christianity and magic in the contemporary beliefs of a small group of Korafe villagers of coastal Papua New Guinea. The ethnography focusses on the clans living on one peninsula of Cape Nelson, and their various links with neighbouring groups, with the government station at Tufi, With urban dwellers, and with larger institutions and forces, during the period between January 1987 and July 1988. One crucial outcome of the Korafe colonial experience was...[Show more]

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Date published: 1991
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7788714e63f


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