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- DescriptionMararoko describes the traditional and changing life of the South Kewa people of Papua New Guinea. Through discussion of story-telling, ritual performance and the power of pigs, the author suggests that an idiom of exchange integrates the various domains of Kewa cultural experience and provides a means of change. The work is accompanied by a collection of stories, historical accounts and songs.
- Author BiographyThe Author: Mary MacDonald worked for eight years as a missionary teacher in Papua New Guinea. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and currently teaches History of Religions at LeMoyne College, Syracuse, N.Y.
- Author(s)Mary N MacDonald
- PublisherPeter Lang Publishing Inc
- Date of Publication01/05/1991
- SubjectLiterary Criticism
- Series TitleAmerican University Studies Series 11: Anthropology/Sociology
- Series Part/Volume Number45
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- First Published1991
- ImprintPeter Lang Publishing Inc
- Content Note11 ill.
- Weight960 g
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