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Author Tuzin, Donald F.

Title The Cassowary's revenge : the life and death of masculinity in a New Guinea society / Donald Tuzin
Published Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, 1997

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 W'PONDS  306.0899912 Tuz/Crt  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 256 pages, 9 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Series Worlds of desire
Worlds of desire.
Contents Ch. 1. Going Home -- Ch. 2. The Mission -- Ch. 3. The Repeal of Custom -- Ch. 4. The Cassowary and the Swan Maiden -- Ch. 5. The Web of True Prophecy -- Ch. 6. Millennium -- Ch. 7. Fear in the Heart -- Ch. 8. Sanctuary
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-245) and index
Subject Arapesh (Papua New Guinean people) -- Psychology.
Arapesh (Papua New Guinean people) -- Religion.
Arapesh (Papua New Guinean people) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Cults -- Papua New Guinea -- Ilahita.
Masculinity -- Papua New Guinea -- Ilahita.
Parricide -- Papua New Guinea -- Ilahita.
Parricide.
Ilahita (Papua New Guinea) -- Social life and customs.
LC no. 96040395
ISBN 0226819507
0226819515