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Not the way it really was : constructing the Tolai past

Neumann, Klaus


This study is an attempt to write a history of the colonial past of the Tolai in East New Britain, Papua New Guinea. The history consists of seven parts, each of them dealing with a particular theme or episode: the Toma killings in 1902 (chapter 1). prophecies of the arrival of the white people (chapter 3), the coming of the mission (chapter 5), the life history of Abaram ToBobo of Vunabalbal (chapter 7), early political organisation among Tolai men on Matupit and around Vunamami from the...[Show more]

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Date published: 1988
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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