Boundaries of difference : geographical and social mobility by Lifuan women
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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