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Fighting with food : values and social control in a Massim society

Young, Michael Willis


This thesis is based on fieldwork carried out during I966-8 under the auspices of the Australian National University. My research plans, drawn up in Canberra early in 1966, were for an investigation of traditional and modern leadership in Goodenough Island, Papua. I intended to study the recently established Local Government Council as an emergent political institution, and to try to detect the processes by which the leaders of hitherto separate political units might bring about a form...[Show more]

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Date published: 1969-11
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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