Culture change and ex-change : syncretism and anti-syncretism in Bena, Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea

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Full title: Culture change and ex-change : syncretism and anti-syncretism in Bena, Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea / Regina Knapp.
Alternative titles: Culture change and exchange
Main author: Knapp, Regina, (Author)
Format: Book           


Physical Description: xiii, 299 pages 24cm.
Summary: "How is cultural change perceived and performed by members of the Bena Bena language group, who live in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea? In her analysis, Knapp draws upon existing bodies of work on 'culture change', 'exchange' and 'person' in Melanesia but brings them together in a new way by conjoining traditional models with theoretical approaches of the new Melanesian ethnography and with collaborative, reflexive and reverse anthropology"--