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Changing covenants in Samoa? From brothers and sisters to husbands and wives?

Latai, Latu

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This article explores how in the process of Christian conversion in Samoa by the London Missionary Society, the indigenous sacred covenant between brother and sister was transposed onto the relation between the pastor, his wife, and the congregation. I consider how far Victorian models of gender and domesticity, based on more individuated modes of personhood and the nuclear family, were promoted by foreign missionaries and whether Samoan people accepted, resisted, and transformed these models....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015-03-25
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/13557
Source: Oceania
DOI: 10.1002/ocea.5076

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