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Changing land tenure in Melanesia : the Tolai experience

Fingleton, James Street


A frequently-remarked feature of 1-1elanesian societies is the persistence of core cultural institutions in conjunction with profound environmental change. Nowhere is this more evident than among the Tolai people of Papua New Guinea, who, despite more than a century of intense Western influence, still maintain so much of their rich cultural heritage. Mere co-existence of separate spheres of cultural reality is unexceptional, but the Tolai experience presents a greater incentive for...[Show more]

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Date published: 1985-06
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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