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Marian Movements and Secessionist Warfare in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

Hermkens, Anna-Karina


This article focuses on the enigma of Catholic Marian revolutionary movements during the decade-long conflict on the island of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea at the end of the twentieth century. These religious movements embody the legacy of a colonial history as well as people’s responses to poorly monitored resource extraction, social and economic displacement, regional factionalism, and years of fighting by Bougainvilleans against the Papua New Guinea Defence ...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions
DOI: 10.1525/nr.2015.18.4.35
Access Rights: Open Access


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