The politics of tradition in Baluan social change and the construction of the past in a Manus society
In this thesis I explore the recent historical development of Saluan culture. I begin by arguing that the sphere of cultural phenomena must not be regarded as a coherent unity. Instead, several domains of loosely interrelated institutions and idioms may be distinguished. Although the domains - as fields of meaning - are defined in contrast to each other, there exists no necessary logical or functional relation between them. The particular configuration of cultural domains is the result of...[Show more]
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