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Author Knauft, Bruce M.

Title Good company and violence : sorcery and social action in a lowland New Guinea society / Bruce M. Knauft
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1985]


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Description x, 474 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Studies in Melanesian anthropology ; [3]
Studies in Melanesian anthropology ; 3
Analysis Papua New Guinea Gebusi Sorcery - Anthropological perspectives
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 425-456
Subject Gebusi (Papua New Guinean people) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Gebusi (Papua New Guinean people) -- Social life and customs.
Homicide -- Papua New Guinea.
Social action -- Papua New Guinea.
Social institutions -- Papua New Guinea.
Violence -- Papua New Guinea.
Witchcraft -- Papua New Guinea.
Papua New Guinea -- Social conditions.
LC no. 85000967
ISBN 0520055306