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The return of the bride : affiliation and alliance on Buru

Grimes, Barbara D

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On the island of Burn in the Indonesian province of Maluku certain social groups, called noro, play a very prominent role in society as do similar groups in many other societies of eastern Indonesia.1 Every individual in Buru society belongs to a noro and at any given point in time he or she can only belong to one noro. The noro an individual belongs to is the primary source of his or her social identity and prescribes relationships and interaction with other individuals and groups in...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorGrimes, Barbara D
dc.date.accessioned2017-04-21T05:55:35Z
dc.date.available2017-04-21T05:55:35Z
dc.date.copyright1990
dc.identifier.otherb1742035
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/116148
dc.description.abstractOn the island of Burn in the Indonesian province of Maluku certain social groups, called noro, play a very prominent role in society as do similar groups in many other societies of eastern Indonesia.1 Every individual in Buru society belongs to a noro and at any given point in time he or she can only belong to one noro. The noro an individual belongs to is the primary source of his or her social identity and prescribes relationships and interaction with other individuals and groups in society. Because of the significance of these social groups I began inquiring more about them and soon came to the question which eventually led to this study and provided a key which opened up a broader understanding of Buru society: "How is it determined to which noro an individual belongs?"
dc.format.extent144 p.
dc.language.isoen
dc.subject.lcshKinship Indonesia Buru
dc.subject.lcshSocial groups
dc.subject.lcshSubculture
dc.subject.lcshBuru (Indonesia) Social life and customs
dc.titleThe return of the bride : affiliation and alliance on Buru
dc.title.alternativeAffiliation and alliance on Buru
dc.typeThesis (Masters)
local.contributor.supervisorForge, Anthony
local.contributor.supervisorFox, James
dcterms.valid1990
local.description.notesThis thesis has been made available through exception 200AB to the Copyright Act.
local.type.degreeOther
dc.date.issued1990
local.contributor.affiliationDepartment of Prehistory and Anthropology, Faculty of Arts, The Australian National University
local.identifier.doi10.25911/5d70f095051e0
dc.date.updated2017-04-21T01:31:16Z
local.mintdoimint
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