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Author Jeudy-Ballini, Monique, 1955-

Title People and things : social mediations in Oceania / Monique Jeudy-Ballini and Bernard Juillerat
Published Durham, N. C. : Carolina Academic Press, [2002]


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 W'PONDS  306.0995 Jeu/Pat  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 363 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents Introduction: The social life of objects / Monique Jeudy-Ballini and Bernard Juillerat -- Subjects and objects in Samoa: ceremonial mats have a "soul" / Serge Tcherkézoff -- Kava ritual and the reproduction of male identity in Polynesia / Françoise Douaire-Marsaudon -- Surrogates for humans and for gods / Maurice Godelier -- Women and wealth in New Guinea / Pierre Lemonnier -- Spectacle of things: a Melanesian perspective on the person and the self / Stéphane Breton -- Other side of the gift: from desire to taboo representations of exchange and Œdipal symbolism among the Yafar, Papua New Guinea / Bernard Juillerat -- To help and to "hold": forms of cooperation among the Sulka, New Britain / Monique Jeudy-Ballini -- Copy rights for objects of worship, land tenure and filiation in New Ireland / Brigitte Derlon -- Australian Aboriginal ritual objects or how to represent the unrepresentable / Marika Moisseeff -- Culture cult ritual circulation of inalienable objects and appropriation of culture knowledge (Northwest and Central Australia) / Barbara Glowczewski -- Time, objects and identities the destiny of Kanak art / Alban Bensa
Summary "The present work is a collection of eleven essays by French anthropologists. The data they discuss were gathered in societies in Polynesia (Samoa, Tonga), Melanesia (Papua New Guinea, Irian Jaya, New Britain, New Ireland, New Caledonia), and Australia."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Includes indexes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-337) and indexes
Subject Ceremonial exchange -- Oceania.
Exchange -- Oceania.
Kava (Beverage)
Material culture -- Oceania.
Oceania -- Social life and customs.
Author Juillerat, Bernard.
LC no. 2001052797
ISBN 089089616X hardback
Other Titles Relation à l'objet, relation à l'autre. English