The meaning of whitemen : race and modernity in the Orokaiva cultural world (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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The meaning of whitemen : race and modernity in the Orokaiva cultural world

Author: Ira Bashkow
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2006 ©2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on the cultural meanings of whitemen in the Orokaiva society of Papua New Guinea, this book provides a fresh approach to understanding how race is symbolically constructed and why racial  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ira Bashkow
ISBN: 0226038904 0226038912 9780226038902 9780226038919
OCLC Number: 900267805
Description: xix, 329 páginas, 12 páginas no numeradas de láminas : ilustraciones, mapas, fotografías en blanco y negro ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: the cultural construction of whitemen --
Cultural world, postcolonial situation --
The lightness of whitemen --
The bodies of whitemen --
The foods of whitemen --
Conclusion: Whitemen beyond
Other Titles: Race and modernity in the Orokaiva cultural world
Responsibility: Ira Bashkow.
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