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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 155.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Marilyn Strathern West Paige , Dispossession and the Environment: Rhetoric and Inequality in Papua New Guinea ( New York : Columbia University Press , 2016 ), 195 pp. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 Li tt le R ev ie w s 1 5 5Paige West, Dispossession...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 341–346.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Jeffrey M. Perl This essay review is focused on Andrew Strathern and Pamela J. Stewart's book Peace-Making and the Imagination: Papua New Guinea Perspectives but also discusses in some detail other ethnographic and historical works. The reviewer finds that, in every case of peacemaking in Papua New...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 117–122.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Morten Axel Pedersen This commentary on Marilyn Strathern's article, “Binary License,” discusses certain implications of her assertion that intertribal relationships among urban migrants in Papua New Guinea are not “ethnic.” For if such social encounters do not involve a conventional politics...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 156a.
Published: 01 January 2020
... burned down the government station. Highland Papua New Guinea people were among the first on earth to originate a regime of agricultural food- production, complete with irrigation, fertilization, and field management, and they did so about 9,000 years ago, with no help from the outside. At no time...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 189.
Published: 01 January 2020
... the existential imperative: to be or not to be, that is the question. None of the Australian Aborigine languages (and none of the Papua New Guinea ones with which I am familiar) has a state- of- being verb, and so these languages cannot, by implication, straightforward logic, or any other means, make existence...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 156b–157.
Published: 01 January 2020
... is a bad idea. This was the unsolicited response of a group of New Guinea highlanders to a query as to who might have burned down the government station. Highland Papua New Guinea people were among the first on earth to originate a regime of agricultural food- production, complete with irrigation...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 188–189.
Published: 01 January 2020
... philosophy, anywhere in the world) depend exclusively on what we could call the existential imperative: to be or not to be, that is the question. None of the Australian Aborigine languages (and none of the Papua New Guinea ones with which I am familiar) has a state- of- being verb, and so these languages...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 87–103.
Published: 01 January 2011
... There was one respect in which my first spell of fieldwork in colonial Mt. Hagen, Papua New Guinea, was like being at home, though I did not phrase it in that way at the time. In the 1950s, I walked about anywhere at home, day or night, with minimal attention to safety or security. Hagen too was peaceful...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 111–116.
Published: 01 January 2011
... to the Papua New Guinea Highlands to research the disease of show interesting differences and similarities. paring food: from one place and moment to another, knowing) (like maycutting pre butchering, Killing, elsewhere? situations and sites other and nineties) the schemes,tual but practices...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 555.
Published: 01 August 2010
... people of Papua New Guinea. The book’s theoretical burden, isOthers a of well-written Society and evocative ethnography of the treehouse- (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009), 336 pp. Rupert Stasch, doi 10.1215/0961754x-2010-012 — ­ Korowai. the among experience...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 561.
Published: 01 August 2010
... people of Papua New Guinea. The book’s theoretical burden, isOthers a of well-written Society and evocative ethnography of the treehouse- (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009), 336 pp. Rupert Stasch, doi 10.1215/0961754x-2010-012 — ­ Korowai. the among experience...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 563–565.
Published: 01 August 2010
... people of Papua New Guinea. The book’s theoretical burden, isOthers a of well-written Society and evocative ethnography of the treehouse- (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009), 336 pp. Rupert Stasch, doi 10.1215/0961754x-2010-012 — ­ Korowai. the among experience...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 552–553.
Published: 01 August 2010
... people of Papua New Guinea. The book’s theoretical burden, isOthers a of well-written Society and evocative ethnography of the treehouse- (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009), 336 pp. Rupert Stasch, doi 10.1215/0961754x-2010-012 — ­ Korowai. the among experience...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 553–554.
Published: 01 August 2010
... people of Papua New Guinea. The book’s theoretical burden, isOthers a of well-written Society and evocative ethnography of the treehouse- (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009), 336 pp. Rupert Stasch, doi 10.1215/0961754x-2010-012 — ­ Korowai. the among experience...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 554.
Published: 01 August 2010
... people of Papua New Guinea. The book’s theoretical burden, isOthers a of well-written Society and evocative ethnography of the treehouse- (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009), 336 pp. Rupert Stasch, doi 10.1215/0961754x-2010-012 — ­ Korowai. the among experience...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 555.
Published: 01 August 2010
... people of Papua New Guinea. The book’s theoretical burden, isOthers a of well-written Society and evocative ethnography of the treehouse- (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009), 336 pp. Rupert Stasch, doi 10.1215/0961754x-2010-012 — ­ Korowai. the among experience...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 556–557.
Published: 01 August 2010
... people of Papua New Guinea. The book’s theoretical burden, isOthers a of well-written Society and evocative ethnography of the treehouse- (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009), 336 pp. Rupert Stasch, doi 10.1215/0961754x-2010-012 — ­ Korowai. the among experience...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 557.
Published: 01 August 2010
... people of Papua New Guinea. The book’s theoretical burden, isOthers a of well-written Society and evocative ethnography of the treehouse- (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009), 336 pp. Rupert Stasch, doi 10.1215/0961754x-2010-012 — ­ Korowai. the among experience...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 557–558.
Published: 01 August 2010
... people of Papua New Guinea. The book’s theoretical burden, isOthers a of well-written Society and evocative ethnography of the treehouse- (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009), 336 pp. Rupert Stasch, doi 10.1215/0961754x-2010-012 — ­ Korowai. the among experience...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 558–559.
Published: 01 August 2010
... people of Papua New Guinea. The book’s theoretical burden, isOthers a of well-written Society and evocative ethnography of the treehouse- (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009), 336 pp. Rupert Stasch, doi 10.1215/0961754x-2010-012 — ­ Korowai. the among experience...