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Mana, Power and 'Pawa' in the Pacific and Beyond

Rumsey, Alan


In this chapter I address three interrelated topics pertaining to mana and how it might be understood in relation to ‘power’ as a socialanalytical construct, and to pawa as a vernacular term used by some Pacific peoples.

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2016
Type: Book chapter
Source: New Mana: Transformations of a Classic Concept in Pacific Languages and Cultures
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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