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Land tenure in a New Ireland village

Jessep, Owen David

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This is a study of land tenure in Lokon, a village in the Barok linguistic district of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea. After a general ethnographic account of village life, kinship organisation, and settlement and residence, a theoretical discussion of the nature of land tenure is given, together with a summary outline of the system of land tenure in Lokon. Attention is then directed in the main part of the thesis to the most significant elements of Lokon land tenure, namely the manner...[Show more]

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Date published: 1977
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/122902

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