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From land to mouth : the agricultural "economy" of the Wola of the New Guinea highlands

Author: Paul Sillitoe
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©2010.
Series: Yale agrarian studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Sillitoe
ISBN: 9780300142266 0300142269
OCLC Number: 1248771225
Description: xx, 575 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. + DVD.
Contents: The agricultural economy --
Economics and the self-interested individual --
Community and the other-interested individual --
Land tenure and the collective-interests individual --
Selection of cultivation sites and individual choice --
The land issue: scarce resource? --
The population issue: too many people? --
Pioneering gardens: men's labor --
Cultivating gardens: women's labor --
The labor question: scarcity of time? --
Exchange: taro gardens --
The exchange economy? --
No economy, no development?
Series Title: Yale agrarian studies.
Other Titles: Agricultural "economy" of the Wola of the New Guinea highlands
Responsibility: Paul Sillitoe.


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