The Trobriand Islanders

The Trobriand Islands, regarded as anthropology's most sacred place, lie off the eastern tip of Papua New Guinea. The island society has a complex balance of male authority and female wealth. Magic spells and sorcery pervade everyday life. This program focuses on two important events: the dis...

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Corporate Authors: Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland., University College, London. Anthropology Dept.
Other Authors: Powell, Harry.
Format: Electronic Video
Language:English
Published: London, UK : Royal Anthropological Institute, 1952.
Series:Ethnographic video online, volume 2
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