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The Gebusi : lives transformed in a rainforest world

Author: Bruce M Knauft
Publisher: Long Grove, Illinois : Waveland Press, Inc., [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce M Knauft
ISBN: 1478630035 9781478630036
OCLC Number: 926746129
Notes: Map inside front cover.
Includes index.
Description: xi, 235 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates ; illustrations (some colour), 1 map ; 23 cm
Contents: Friends in the forest --
Rhythms of survival --
Lives of death --
Getting along with kin and killers --
Spirits, sex, and celebration --
Ultimate splendor --
Time for change: Yuway's sacred decision --
Pennies and peanuts, rugby and radios --
Mysterious romance, marital choice --
Sayu's dance and after --
Closer, closer, further away: revival and independence --
The larger future.
Responsibility: Bruce Knauft (Emory University).

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The Gebusi Lives Transformed in a Rainforest World

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Bruce Knauft’s The Gebusi Lives Transformed in a Rainforestcaptures his experiences in Papa New Guinea with a...
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Cultural Change

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In Bruce Knauft’s ethnography, The Gebusi: Lives Transformed in a Rainforest World he allows his readers to experience and understand the Gebusi of Papua New Guinea. From 1980 to 2013 Knauft made various trips...
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The Gebusi: A People's Journey of Progress in an Attempt to Modernize

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Anthropologists have certain fascinations when it comes to exploring the unknown. Bruce Knauft’s fascination with...
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