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Author Cochrane, Glynn.

Title Big men and cargo cults / by Glynn Cochrane
Published Oxford : Clarendon, 1970


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  299.9 Coc/Bma  AVAILABLE
Description xxix, 187 pages : illustrations, maps. ; 23 cm
Series Oxford monographs on social anthropology
Oxford monographs on social anthropology.
Contents The Western Elema -- Mythology, symbolism, and the Hevehe ceremony -- European contact -- 'The Vailala madness' -- The Solomon Islands and 'marching rule' -- The Doliasi 'custom' movement -- Contemporary Solomon Island society -- Comparative analysis -- The nature of 'cargo cults.'
Analysis Cargo cults
Ethnology Melanesia
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 173-183
Subject Cargo cults.
Ethnology -- Melanesia.
Ethnology -- Solomon Islands.
Melanesia -- Social life and customs.
Papua -- Social life and customs.
Melanesia -- Social life and customs.
LC no. 74521825
ISBN 0198231598