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The Resource Dobu : ethics of exchange on a Massim island, Papua New Guinea, [Susanne Kuehling]

Dobu : ethics of exchange on a Massim island, Papua New Guinea, [Susanne Kuehling]

Label
Dobu : ethics of exchange on a Massim island, Papua New Guinea
Title
Dobu
Title remainder
ethics of exchange on a Massim island, Papua New Guinea
Statement of responsibility
[Susanne Kuehling]
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UUM
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Kuehling, Susanne
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethnology
  • Dobu Island (Papua New Guinea)
  • Massim
Label
Dobu : ethics of exchange on a Massim island, Papua New Guinea, [Susanne Kuehling]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography (pages 294-313) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 7
  • The ambiguity of business
  • 156
  • 'Money is like yams'
  • 168
  • 'Money is like tobacco and betel nuts'
  • 171
  • Development from below?
  • 173
  • Paradise and Cowboy: the 'mixed person'
  • 174
  • Science and conscience: The anthropologists' Dobuan
  • Women's liberation?
  • 177
  • 7
  • Strategic Friendships and Precious Memories: the Dobu Way of Kula
  • 183
  • A Dobu-centric view of kula
  • 188
  • To Duau, The land of plenty: An account of kula travel
  • 192
  • The secrets of kula magic
  • 11
  • 198
  • Leaving Dobu -- the trip begins
  • 201
  • Starting kula: a greenhorn's position
  • 202
  • Visiting the partner
  • 207
  • The art of cheating
  • 212
  • Home sweet home: gifts, gagasa and gossip
  • Under the wings of a Dobu 'mother'
  • 216
  • Playing the game of fame
  • 219
  • Exchange 'intoxication'?
  • 222
  • 8
  • The Price of Love: Mortuary Feasting and Paternal Duty
  • 229
  • Feasting the dead: Basa, bwabwale and dugumalala
  • 235
  • 18
  • Wailing over the body
  • 236
  • 'Eating' is 'work'
  • 237
  • Dugumalala -- the 'short cut'
  • 244
  • Sagali in Losina
  • 247
  • Getting it all together
  • 253
  • 2
  • The platform
  • 257
  • On top of the world -- sagali euphoria
  • 265
  • Love, shame and duty
  • 271
  • Appendix 1
  • Words for 'inner' states
  • 287
  • Appendix 2
  • The Dobu Concept of the Person
  • List of affinal exchanges
  • 290
  • 27
  • Dimensions of personhood in Dobu
  • 28
  • Map of South-east New Guinea
  • 'Work' as a personal gift
  • 30
  • 'On the inside': notions of individuality
  • 34
  • Language, possession and space
  • 36
  • Spirit and person
  • 42
  • The head (deba- or bulubulu)
  • 43
  • viii-ix
  • The relational person
  • 45
  • The blood (lala-)
  • 46
  • The skin (bwala)
  • 48
  • States of the body
  • 50
  • Person and gender
  • 53
  • Maps of Dobu Island
  • 3
  • Paths and Patterns of Everyday Exchanges
  • 59
  • Hamlet life and the duty of 'help'
  • 61
  • Options of support
  • 64
  • The bird clan (manua)
  • 66
  • Those who 'stand behind' (muli)
  • x
  • 68
  • Ethics of everyday life
  • 69
  • Strategies of sharing and hiding
  • 72
  • Behind the facade -- conflict and consolidation
  • 79
  • 'Small gifts'
  • 81
  • 4
  • 1
  • 'Big Gifts' and the Claim to Fame
  • 87
  • 'Working' for wealth
  • 91
  • Yam -- the root of women's power
  • 92
  • Bebai -- the Big Yams
  • 96
  • 'Une -- at the heart of exchange
  • 98
  • What is a 'Dobuan'?
  • Pigs -- the beloved protein
  • 98
  • Bagi and mwali -- shells of the kula ring
  • 101
  • Criteria of value
  • 103
  • The 'gender' of valuables
  • 106
  • The concept of kitomwa -- ownership or management?
  • 110
  • 1
  • The use of 'une and bebai
  • 111
  • 5
  • The Gift That Kills -- Witchcraft and Sorcery
  • 116
  • Negative exchange
  • 122
  • Emotions of retribution
  • 124
  • The vulnerability of the mind
  • State, church and conversion: the Dobuan of the Methodists
  • 129
  • You never know -- the loophole
  • 134
  • Exchange of the gaze: a panoptic perspective
  • 138
  • 6
  • Gifts of Cash for God and Goods
  • 146
  • Tapwalolo: How to give to the Lord
  • 146
Control code
62783771
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiv, 329 pages
Isbn
9780824827311
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
Dobu : ethics of exchange on a Massim island, Papua New Guinea, [Susanne Kuehling]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography (pages 294-313) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 7
  • The ambiguity of business
  • 156
  • 'Money is like yams'
  • 168
  • 'Money is like tobacco and betel nuts'
  • 171
  • Development from below?
  • 173
  • Paradise and Cowboy: the 'mixed person'
  • 174
  • Science and conscience: The anthropologists' Dobuan
  • Women's liberation?
  • 177
  • 7
  • Strategic Friendships and Precious Memories: the Dobu Way of Kula
  • 183
  • A Dobu-centric view of kula
  • 188
  • To Duau, The land of plenty: An account of kula travel
  • 192
  • The secrets of kula magic
  • 11
  • 198
  • Leaving Dobu -- the trip begins
  • 201
  • Starting kula: a greenhorn's position
  • 202
  • Visiting the partner
  • 207
  • The art of cheating
  • 212
  • Home sweet home: gifts, gagasa and gossip
  • Under the wings of a Dobu 'mother'
  • 216
  • Playing the game of fame
  • 219
  • Exchange 'intoxication'?
  • 222
  • 8
  • The Price of Love: Mortuary Feasting and Paternal Duty
  • 229
  • Feasting the dead: Basa, bwabwale and dugumalala
  • 235
  • 18
  • Wailing over the body
  • 236
  • 'Eating' is 'work'
  • 237
  • Dugumalala -- the 'short cut'
  • 244
  • Sagali in Losina
  • 247
  • Getting it all together
  • 253
  • 2
  • The platform
  • 257
  • On top of the world -- sagali euphoria
  • 265
  • Love, shame and duty
  • 271
  • Appendix 1
  • Words for 'inner' states
  • 287
  • Appendix 2
  • The Dobu Concept of the Person
  • List of affinal exchanges
  • 290
  • 27
  • Dimensions of personhood in Dobu
  • 28
  • Map of South-east New Guinea
  • 'Work' as a personal gift
  • 30
  • 'On the inside': notions of individuality
  • 34
  • Language, possession and space
  • 36
  • Spirit and person
  • 42
  • The head (deba- or bulubulu)
  • 43
  • viii-ix
  • The relational person
  • 45
  • The blood (lala-)
  • 46
  • The skin (bwala)
  • 48
  • States of the body
  • 50
  • Person and gender
  • 53
  • Maps of Dobu Island
  • 3
  • Paths and Patterns of Everyday Exchanges
  • 59
  • Hamlet life and the duty of 'help'
  • 61
  • Options of support
  • 64
  • The bird clan (manua)
  • 66
  • Those who 'stand behind' (muli)
  • x
  • 68
  • Ethics of everyday life
  • 69
  • Strategies of sharing and hiding
  • 72
  • Behind the facade -- conflict and consolidation
  • 79
  • 'Small gifts'
  • 81
  • 4
  • 1
  • 'Big Gifts' and the Claim to Fame
  • 87
  • 'Working' for wealth
  • 91
  • Yam -- the root of women's power
  • 92
  • Bebai -- the Big Yams
  • 96
  • 'Une -- at the heart of exchange
  • 98
  • What is a 'Dobuan'?
  • Pigs -- the beloved protein
  • 98
  • Bagi and mwali -- shells of the kula ring
  • 101
  • Criteria of value
  • 103
  • The 'gender' of valuables
  • 106
  • The concept of kitomwa -- ownership or management?
  • 110
  • 1
  • The use of 'une and bebai
  • 111
  • 5
  • The Gift That Kills -- Witchcraft and Sorcery
  • 116
  • Negative exchange
  • 122
  • Emotions of retribution
  • 124
  • The vulnerability of the mind
  • State, church and conversion: the Dobuan of the Methodists
  • 129
  • You never know -- the loophole
  • 134
  • Exchange of the gaze: a panoptic perspective
  • 138
  • 6
  • Gifts of Cash for God and Goods
  • 146
  • Tapwalolo: How to give to the Lord
  • 146
Control code
62783771
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiv, 329 pages
Isbn
9780824827311
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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