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Author Mosko, Mark, 1948-

Title Quadripartite structures : categories, relations, and homologies in Bush Mekeo culture / Mark S. Mosko
Published Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1985


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Description xiii, 298 pages : illustrations, 2 maps ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Preface; 1. Introduction: the problem and the people; 2. Between village and bush; 3. Body and cosmos; 4. Sex, procreation and menstruation; 5. Male and female; 6. Kin, clan and connubium; 7. Feasts of death: de-conception and re-conception; 8. Feasts of death: the sons of Akaisa; 9. Tikopia and the Trobriands; 10. Conclusions, indigenous categories, cultural wholes and historical process; Appendices; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Analysis Papua New Guinea Bush Mekeo Cultural processes - Structuralist perspectives
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 278-288
Notes Online version of the print title
Mode of access: World Wide Web
System requirements: Internet connectivity, World Wide Web browser, and Adobe Acrobat reader
Subject Mekeo (Papua New Guinean people)
LC no. 84019906
ISBN 0521264529