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The politics of exchange : a study of ceremonial exchange amongst the Chimbu

Criper, Clive


The Chimbu were, in 1961, a comparatively well known New Guinea Highland group. In the "broadest sense of the words, they fitted in to the Highland pattern of acephalous, patrilineal, sedentary, sweet-potato cultivating societies. At that stage Dr. Paula Brown, as an anthropologist, and Dr. H.C. Brookfield, as a geographer, had carried out joint fieldwakk in the Chimhu area, concentrating mainly on the agricultural and political systems. As a result of their work, the overall pattern of...[Show more]

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Date published: 1967-02
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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