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The Kula : new perspectives on Massim exchange

Author: Jerry W Leach; Edmund Ronald Leach
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1983.
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry W Leach; Edmund Ronald Leach
ISBN: 0521232023 9780521232029
OCLC Number: 8306246
Notes: "Developed from the proceedings of the Kula and Massim Exchange Conference held at King's College, Cambridge in July 1978"--Preface.
Description: ix, 577 pages, [10] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Chieftainship, kula, and trade in Massim prehistory / Geoffrey J. Irwin --
The kula in comparative perspective / Andrew J. Strathern --
Magnitudes and values in kula exchange / Raymond Firth --
Kula gift exchange and capitalist commodity exchange : a comparison / Chris Gregory --
Trobriand territorial categories and the problem of who is not in the kula / Jerry W. Leach --
'A world of made is not a world of born' : doing kula on Kiriwina / Annette B. Weiner --
On flying witches and flying canoes : the coding of male and female values / S.J. Tambiah --
Kula in Vakuta : the mechanics of keda / Shirley F. Campbell --
Attaining rank : a classification of shell valuables / Shirley F. Campbell --
Kula on Kitava / Giancarlo M.G. Scoditti with Jerry W. Leach --
Gawan kula : spatiotemporal control and the symbolism of influence / Nancy D. Munn --
What moves the kula : opening and closing gifts on Woodlark Island / Frederick H. Damon --
Kula traders and lineage members : the structure of village and kula exchange on Normanby Island / Carl E. Thune --
Kune on Tubetube and in the Bwanabwana region of the southern Massim / Martha Macintyre --
The theme of the resentful hero : stasis and mobility in Goodenough mythology / Michael W. Young --
Ceremonial visiting in Goodenough Island / Michael W. Young --
Wealth and exchange among the Molima of Fergusson Island / Ann Chowning --
The impact of colonialism on the economy of Panaeati / Stuart Berde --
Syndromes of ceremonial exchange in the eastern Calvados : the view from Sabarl Island / Debbora B. Battaglia --
Sudest Island and the Louisiade Archipelago in Massim exchange / Maria Lepowsky --
Ranked exchange in Yela (Rossel Island) / John Liep --
The kula : an alternative view / E.R. Leach.
Responsibility: edited by Jerry W. Leach and Edmund Leach.

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