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The curtain within : Haida social and mythical discourse

Author: Marianne Boelscher
Publisher: Vancouver : University of British Columbia Press, 1988, [i.e. 1989]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Study of the modern Haida community. Includes ethnohistory and culture. Observes the collective and individual strategies involved in the management of social roles and symbols to achieve social and political goals.
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Boelscher, Marianne.
Curtain within.
Vancouver : University of British Columbia Press, 1988, [i.e. 1989]
(OCoLC)581768619
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marianne Boelscher
ISBN: 0774803118 9780774803113
OCLC Number: 18985504
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 234 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The people and the setting --
Moieties, lineages, and the curtain within --
The rhetoric of rank and reciprocity --
Categories of kinship and marriage according to rule --
The flux of material and symbolic property --
Powers and their transformations --
Afterthoughts.
Responsibility: Marianne Boelscher.

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Study of the modern Haida community. Includes ethnohistory and culture. Observes the collective and individual strategies involved in the management of social roles and symbols to achieve social and political goals.

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