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Author George, Kenneth M., 1950-

Title Showing signs of violence : the cultural politics of a twentieth-century headhunting ritual / Kenneth M. George
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1996


Description 1 online resource (xv, 339 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Online access: California Digital Library UC Press E-Books Collection, 1982-2004 (Open Access)
Contents Relics from Alien Parts An Introduction -- The Mappurondo Enclave at Bambang -- Defaced Images from the Past On the Disfigured Histories and Disfiguring Violence of Pangngae -- Violence, Solace, Vows, Noise, and Song Ritual Headhunting and the Community in Mourning -- Envy, Adornment, and Words That Make the Floor Shake Pangngae and the Rhetoric of Manhood -- From Violence to Memory Singing about Singing as a Headhunt Ends in Song -- The Songs of the ToSalu and the ToIssilita' The Horizons of Textuality and Interpretation, 1983-85 -- The Spectacle of Dancing Men Pangngae in the Culture of Indonesian Modernity -- Epilogue The Headwaters, 1994
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-326) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Rites and ceremonies -- Indonesia -- Bambang (Sulawesi Selatan)
Violence -- Social aspects -- Indonesia -- Bambang (Sulawesi Selatan)
Headhunters -- Indonesia -- Bambang (Sulawesi Selatan)
Discourse analysis, Narrative -- Indonesia -- Bambang (Sulawesi Selatan)
Oral tradition -- Indonesia -- Bambang (Sulawesi Selatan)
Discourse analysis, Narrative
Manners and customs
Oral tradition
Rites and ceremonies
Violence -- Social aspects
Bambang (Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia) -- Social life and customs
Sulawesi Selatan (Indonesia) -- Social life and customs
Indonesia -- Bambang (Sulawesi Selatan)
Indonesia -- Sulawesi Selatan
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585130531