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           


Table of Contents:
  • Bena stories, histories and sociality
  • Unexpected actions and strategic exchanges : leadership and economy
  • In exchange with the world : the concept of person in Bena
  • Changing exchanges : Bena life cycle rituals
  • Magical practices and their transformations in modern Bena
  • Sanguma : the 'essence-suckers'
  • In exchange with God : Christianity in modern Bena
  • Expect the unexpected : Scientology in Napamogona.