Northeastern Massim : OL07.

This collection of 10 documents about the Northeastern Massim deal primarily with the time period from 1845 to 1999. The Austronesian speaking Northeastern Massim peoples occupy a region encompassing the northeastern offshore islands of Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea. The collection concentrat...

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Corporate Author: Human Relations Area Files, inc.
Other Authors: Beierle, John., Damon, Frederick H., Munn, Nancy D., 1931-, Young, Michael W., 1937-
Format: eBook
Published: New Haven, Conn. : Human Relations Area Files, 2015-
Series:EHRAF World Cultures. Oceania.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Culture Summary, Northeastern Massim / John Beierle and Frederick H. Damon
  • From Muyuw to the Trobriands : transformations along the northern side of the Kula Ring ; Kula Valuables : The problem of value and the production of names ; Muyuw kinship and the metamorphosis of gender labour ; On the transformation of Muyuw into Woodlark Island : two minutes in December, 1974 ; The Muyuw Lo'un and the end of marriage ; What moves the Kula : opening and closing gifts on Woodlark Island / Frederick H. Damon
  • Constructing regional worlds in experience : Kula exchange, witchcraft and Gawan local events ; The fame of Gawa : a symbolic study of value transformation in a Massim (Papua New Guinea) society / Nancy D. Munn
  • The Massim : an introduction / Michael W. Young.