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Nucleation in Papua New Guinea Cultures (International Museum of Cultures Publication, 23 Marven K. Mayers

Nucleation in Papua New Guinea Cultures (International Museum of Cultures Publication, 23

Marven K. Mayers

Published May 11th 2012
ISBN : 9780883121771
Paperback
103 pages
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This is a collection of studies of Papua New Guinea cultures, each isolating one key concept that is believed to define the whole of that culture. Such concepts include: (1) the big man in the father-of-the-village role- (2) the pig, whichMoreThis is a collection of studies of Papua New Guinea cultures, each isolating one key concept that is believed to define the whole of that culture. Such concepts include: (1) the big man in the father-of-the-village role- (2) the pig, which highlights important values in Melanesian culture- (3) shell money, used among people of New Britain- and (4) mami yam.