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Politics in the Torres Straits Islands

Beckett, Jeremy Rex


Throughout this study I have called Hurray, Badu and Saibai communities without defining the term. except by implication. In this concluding chapter I shall re-examine my findings so as to indicate how and how far these island populations may be regarded as isolates for analysis. Red­ field has defined the "little community' in terms of four qualities, "distinctiveness, smallness, homogeneity and all- providing self-sufficiency"(1955 4), Except tor small- ness, the three islands fail to...[Show more]

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Date published: 1963-05
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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