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The abandoned narcotic : kava and cultural instability in Melanesia

Author: R Brunton
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1989.
Series: Cambridge studies in social anthropology, no. 69.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, Ron Brunton attempts to explain the strange geographical distribution of kava, a narcotic drink once widely consumed by south-west Pacific islanders.

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Named Person: W H R Rivers; William Halse Rivers Rivers; W H R (William Halse Rivers) Rivers
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R Brunton
ISBN: 0521373751 9780521373753
OCLC Number: 19457433
Notes: Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--La Trobe University, 1988.
Description: viii, 219 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of illustrations and tables; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction: W. H. R. Rivers and kava; 2. The traditional distribution of kava drinking; 3. Reconsidering Rivers' argument: the evidence; 4. Reconsidering Rivers' argument: assessment and implications; 5. Kava on Tanna: traditional ritual and contemporary modifications; 6. Kava on Tanna: the development of secular patterns of consumption; 7. The problems of Tannese society; 8. Conclusion; List of references; Glossary of Tannese words; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in social anthropology, no. 69.
Responsibility: Ron Brunton.
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