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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]


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Description xv, 339 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Relics from Alien Parts: An Introduction -- 2. The Mappurondo Enclave at Bambang -- 3. Defaced Images from the Past: On the Disfigured Histories and Disfiguring Violence of Pangngae -- 4. Violence, Solace, Vows, Noise, and Song: Ritual Headhunting and the Community in Mourning -- 5. Envy, Adornment, and Words That Make the Floor Shake: Pangngae and the Rhetoric of Manhood -- 6. From Violence to Memory: Singing about Singing as a Headhunt Ends in Song -- 7. The Songs of the ToSalu and the ToIssilita': The Horizons of Textuality and Interpretation, 1983-85 --8. The Spectacle of Dancing Men: Pangngae in the Culture of Indonesian Modernity -- 9. Epilogue: The Headwaters, 1994 -- Appendix I: Linguistic and Orthographic Notes -- Appendix II: Tables -- Appendix III: Music Figures
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-326) and index
Subject Discourse analysis, Narrative -- Indonesia -- Bambang (Sulawesi Selatan)
Discourse analysis, Narrative.
Headhunters -- Indonesia -- Bambang (Sulawesi Selatan)
Headhunters -- Indonesia -- Bambang Region
Oral tradition -- Indonesia -- Bambang Region
Rites and ceremonies -- Indonesia -- Bambang (Sulawesi Selatan)
Rites and ceremonies -- Indonesia -- Bambang Region
Oral tradition -- Indonesia -- Bambang (Sulawesi Selatan)
Violence -- Social aspects -- Indonesia -- Bambang (Sulawesi Selatan)
Violence -- Social aspects -- Indonesia -- Bambang Region
Bambang (Sulawesi Selatan, Idonesia) -- Social life and customs
Bambang (Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia) -- Social life and customs.
Bambang Region (Indonesia) -- Social life and customs
Sulawesi Selatan (Indonesia) -- Social life and customs.
LC no. 95036929
ISBN 0520200411 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520203615 (paperback: alk. paper)