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The gift of a bride : a tale of anthropology, matrimony, and murder

Author: Serena Nanda; Joan Young Gregg
Publisher: Lanham, MD : AltaMira Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bones of the Ancestors tells the shadowy story of the Ambum Stone, a 3,000-year-old carving from Papua New Guinea that found its way onto the antiquities market and then into an important modern  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Mystery genre
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Serena Nanda; Joan Young Gregg
ISBN: 9780759111493 0759111499 9780759111509 0759111502 9780759111608 075911160X
OCLC Number: 276406155
Description: 295 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 From Samting Bilong Tumbuna to Treasure Chapter 2 Contested Landscapes and Mind-scapes Chapter 3 Emotions and Responses Chapter 4 Laws, Museums, and Galleries Chapter 5 Romancing the Stone Chapter 6 Fitting the Pieces Together Chapter 7 Had Enough Romance?
Responsibility: Serena Nanda and Joan Gregg.

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