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Through a glass darkly : present and past land-use systems of Papuan sagopalm users

Rhoads, James W


This study concerns the application of ethnographic information to the understanding of prehistoric peoples. The ethnography of contemporary sago-using peoples, who inhabit the foothill margin of the deltaic swamps of the Papuan Gulf, and the archaeological evidence recovered from a series of excavated open and rock shelter sites serve as the basis for this work.The Kairi living at Waira Village, who are the focus of my ethnographic research, follow a dual residence system:...[Show more]

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Date published: 1980
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d6c3ef4e8409


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