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Boundaries of difference : geographical and social mobility by Lifuan women

Paini, Anna


In this thesis I investigate Lifuans' construction of identity in the context of their interactions with outsiders in the region and with Europeans. I illustrate the articulation of values and motivations embodied in the indigenous construction of identity by highlighting Lifuans' notions of authority, hierarchy and adoption. I introduce the notion of boundaries of difference as an analytical category to explore how the construct of identity has shifted in different historical...[Show more]

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Date published: 1993
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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