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'Holders of the way' : exchange partnerships in an Enga tee community

Feil, Daryl Keith

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This thesis concerns tee exchange partnerships among the Tombema-Enga of the Western New Guinea Highlands. It especially emphasizes the unique, instrumental role that these relationships play in comparison to other relationships based on descent, residence or kinship. After a brief description of the Tombema people, their ecology and formal social structure in chapter two, chapter three delineates the important parameters of the tee institution. The phases of te'e-making, the type of...[Show more]

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Date published: 1978-12
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/116850

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