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Ethnohistory (1 July 2007) 54 (3): 445–472.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Jerry K. Jacka Ipili speakers in the highlands of Papua New Guinea creatively use the category “whiteman” both to structure their longing for socioeconomic progress and development and to critique the very institutions associated with development that they desire. This article explores the history...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2016) 63 (1): 95–117.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Ryan Schram This article examines how the people of Auhelawa, a society on the south coast of Normanby Island, Papua New Guinea, make use of two historical figures—one a warrior, the other a police officer—to represent the nature of social transformation. In different ways, the stories of these...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2000) 47 (1): 133–169.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Ira Bashkow This paper is a report on millennial rumors that were circulating in 1998 in the Arapesh-speaking region of East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea. Given New Guinea's anthropological reputation as the land of millennial movements,we might expect the turning of the millennium to generate...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2000) 47 (1): 171–204.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Holger Jebens In Papua New Guinea it is widely believed that soon the biblically prescribed Second Coming of Jesus will end the world in its present state. This paper intends to examine the occurrence, change, and spread of apocalyptic narratives. I will summarize which eschatological signs have...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2000) 47 (1): 113–132.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Jan Bieniek; Garry W. Trompf This article compares ideas about the coming millennium in two culturally different parts of Papua New Guinea: Sek in Madang Province and Kasap in Enga Province. In both areas the Catholic church is historically predominant. Concerns and questions about whether the...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2000) 47 (1): 205–225.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Chris Ballard Christian notions of the Apocalypse, which were first introduced to Huli speakers of the Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea during the 1950s,encountered an existing indigenous eschatology, or doctrine of last things. Precontact Huli cosmology posited a moral constitution for the...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2000) 47 (1): 3–27.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Pamela J. Stewart; Andrew Strathern American Society for Ethnohistory 2000 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Allen, Bryant 1997 Frost and Drought in Papua New Guinea in 1997. http://coombs.anu.edu.aau...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2000) 47 (1): 227–240.
Published: 01 January 2000
... Cargo-Cult Discourse: Myth and the Rationalization of Labor Relations in Papua New Guinea. Dialectical Anthropology 13 : 157 -71. Burman, Rickie 1981 Time and Socioeconomic Change on Simbo, Solomon Islands. Man 16 : 251 -67. Counts, David, and Dorothy Counts 1976 Apprehension in the...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2000) 47 (1): 1.
Published: 01 January 2000
... suggestions. I am also pleased to present a highly topical special issue on the mil- lennial countdown in New Guinea. The topic of calendrical and temporal conceptions, and their moral and political implications, is inherently...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2000) 47 (1): 101–111.
Published: 01 January 2000
... Dale A. Zimmerman 1986 Birds of New Guinea . Princeton,nj: Princeton University Press. Brutti, Lorenzo 1997 Waiting for God: Ecocosmological Transformations among the Oksapmin. In Millennial Markers . Pamela J. Stewart and Andrew Strathern, eds. Townsville,Australia: Center for Pacific Studies...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2000) 47 (1): 29–65.
Published: 01 January 2000
... Tribalism and the Arts of Memory in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea. In Narratives of Nation in the South Pacific . Ton Otto and Nicholas Thomas, eds. Pp. 65 -90. Amsterdam: Harwood Academic. Depdikbud 1982 Pengolahan dan Penyempurnaan Hasil Inventarisasi Kepercayaan terhadap Tuhan Yang Maha Esa...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2002) 49 (3): 671–685.
Published: 01 July 2002
..., cannibalism has remained important in many ethnographic 6698 Ethnohistory / 49:3 / sheet 200 of 252 fields, the most important for present purposes being Papua New Guinea, the research field of the majority of contributors to the volume edited by...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2001) 48 (1-2): 301–308.
Published: 01 April 2001
..., Polly, and Akii Tumu 1998 Historical Vines: Enga Networks of Exchange, Ritual, and Warfare in Papua New Guinea . Washington, dc: Smithsonian Institution Press. in press Averting the Bush Fire Day: Ain's Cult Revisited.In Thinking and Engaging the Whole: Essays in Honor of Roy A. Rappaport . Ellen...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2005) 52 (1): 167–177.
Published: 01 January 2005
... suffering generated by International Mone- tary Fund/World Bank structural adjustment programs in countries such as Papua New Guinea would have to concur (see Stiglitz 2002 for non- Pacific examples). Not all contracts are negotiable, it would seem. Nor, then, should the negotiation of contracts...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2005) 52 (1): 137–166.
Published: 01 January 2005
... Struggles of Women and Girls, Simbu Province, Papua New Guinea. In Reflections on Violence in Melanesia. Sinclair Dinnen and Allison Ley, eds. Pp. 159 -71. Sydney: Hawkins; Canberra: Asia Pacific. George, Nicole 2001 Melanesian Women and the Articulation of a Human Rights Discourse. Paper presented...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2000) 47 (1): 67–99.
Published: 01 January 2000
... aquisition of wealth. Pamela J. Stewart’s (1998: 285) comment that ‘‘the ac- quisition of wealth through exchange practices across New Guinea seems 5996 Ethnohistory / 47:1 / sheet 73 of 281 to be connected in various ways with notions of fertility’’ comes close to...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2001) 48 (3): 550–552.
Published: 01 July 2001
... violence they trigger are by Michael Brown and Eduardo Fernández on the Asháninka of Peru and by Andrew Strathern on the tribal societies of Mount Hagen in the Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea. Viewing the Asháninka as ‘‘active shapers of their history’’ from until Brown and Fernández weigh the...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2005) 52 (1): 47–80.
Published: 01 January 2005
.... 1996 Waterfalls of Song: An Accoustemology of Place Resounding in Bosavi, Papua New Guinea. In Senses of Place. Steven Feld and Keith H. Basso, eds. Pp. 91 -135. Santa Fe, NM: School of American Research Press. Foucault, Michel 1977 Discipline and Punish:The Birth of the Prison. New York...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2001) 48 (3): 552–555.
Published: 01 July 2001
... Eduardo Fernández on the Asháninka of Peru and by Andrew Strathern on the tribal societies of Mount Hagen in the Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea. Viewing the Asháninka as ‘‘active shapers of their history’’ from until Brown and Fernández weigh the opportunities presented to ambitious headmen...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2006) 53 (2): 259–280.
Published: 01 April 2006
..., born in Portugal and the offspring of an affair between the village priest and his slave from Guinea, had a fierce reputation for straightening out questions of love and justice. As a zahori, a clairvoyant who ‘‘could see right into people’s insides28 she was sought after by Spaniards, doñas, free...