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Cash, cattle, and coffee : the cultural ecology of economic development in the highlands of Papua New Guinea

Grossman, Lawrence Seymour


This thesis is concerned with the adaptations made by a village population in the highlands of Papua New Guinea to the new environments created in the process of economic development. The perspective of the cultural ecology of economic development. is used to examine the impact of cash-earning activities on the natural environment, the subsistence system, and the structure of social relationships. The analysis of the intricate linkages and feedback relationships within the local system...[Show more]

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Date published: 1979
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d76396f317e4


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