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Engaging with strangers : love and violence in the rural Solomon Islands

Author: Debra L McDougall
Publisher: New York ; Oxford Berghahn Books [2016] © 2016
Series: ASAO studies in pacific anthropology, 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Writing of Ranongga Island, the author tracks engagements with foreigners across many realms of life, describing startling reversals in which strangers become attached to local places, even as  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Debra L McDougall
ISBN: 9781785330209 1785330209 9781785330216 1785330217
OCLC Number: 969670211
Accession No: (DE-604)BV043522912
Notes: Literaturverzeichnis Seite: 247-273.
Description: xx, 287 Seiten ; 24 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Notes on language, orthography, and names Maps Introduction: On being a stranger in a hospitable land Chapter 1. Ethnicity, Insularity, and Hospitality Chapter 2. Ranongga's Shifting Ground Chapter 3. Incorporating others in violent times Chapter 4. Bringing the Gospel Ashore Chapter 5. No love? Dilemmas of Possession Chapter 6. Estranging Kin: Contests over Tribal Ownership Chapter 7. Losing passports: Mobility, Urbanization, Ethnicity Conclusion: Amity and Enmity in an Unreliable State Bibliography Index
Series Title: ASAO studies in pacific anthropology, 6.
Responsibility: Debra McDougall.

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