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Becoming landowners : entanglements of custom and modernity in Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste

Author: Victoria C Stead
Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii : University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2017.
Series: Topics in the contemporary Pacific.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victoria C Stead
ISBN: 9780824856663 082485666X
OCLC Number: 1039311739
Description: xii, 216 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Customary connection to land and practices of resilience --
Greeting the state --
Landowner groups and the codification of custom in Papua New Guinea --
Making land work? --
Land titling and state building in postconflict Timor-Leste --
Contesting land, city, state, and nation --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Topics in the contemporary Pacific.
Responsibility: Victoria C. Stead.

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