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Title The Business of marriage : transformations in Oceanic matrimony / Richard A. Marksbury, editor
Published Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburg Press, [1993]
©1993

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Description x, 265 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Series ASAO monograph ; no. 14
ASAO monograph ; no. 14
Contents Marriage in transition in Oceania / Richard A. Marksbury -- Marriage exchange on Ponam Island, from 1920 to 1985 / Achsah Carrier -- Money and marriage in Telefolmin : from sister exchange to daughter as trade store / Dan Jorgensen -- Bachelors, spinsters, and pamuk meris / Laura Zimmer-Tamakoshi -- Manga marriage in transition, from 1961 to 1981 / Susan M. Pflanz-Cook -- Tying the knot in Pohnpei / Suzanne Falgout -- Courtship and marriage on Yap : Budweiser, U-drives, and rock guitars / Sherwood G. Lingenfelter -- Love and marriage among the educated elite in Port Moresby / Pamela Rosi and Laura Zimmer-Tamakoshi -- Indo-Fijian marriage in Suva : a little love, a little romance, and a visa / Shireen Lateef -- International movement and Samoan marriage in Hawaii / Robert W. Franco -- New marriages in the new Pacific / Martha C. Ward
Analysis Marriage
Oceania
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes ASAO monograph no:14
Subject Marriage customs and rites -- Oceania.
Marriage -- Economic aspects -- Oceania.
Marriage -- Social aspects -- Oceania.
Women -- Economic aspects -- Oceania.
Women -- Oceania -- Social conditions.
Oceania -- Social life and customs.
Author Marksbury, Richard A., 1951-
Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania.
LC no. 93001008
ISBN 082293762X
0822955113
Other Titles Marriage
Marriage