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Structure and process in a Melanesian society : Ponam's progress in the twentieth century

Author: Achsah H Carrier; James G Carrier
Publisher: Chur ; Philadelphia : Harwood Academic Publishers, ©1991.
Series: Studies in anthropology and history, v. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through its analysis of a Melanesian society (Ponam) and the ways it has changed in the 20th century, this book addresses the relationship between the concern with the structure and logic of social  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Achsah H Carrier; James G Carrier
ISBN: 3718651491 9783718651498
OCLC Number: 25665904
Description: xxii, 261 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Series Title: Studies in anthropology and history, v. 1.
Responsibility: Achsah H. Carrier, James G. Carrier.
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