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Naven, a survey of the problems suggested by a composite picture of the culture of a New Guinea tribe drawn from three points of view.

2d ed.. Stanford, Calif., Stanford University Press, 1958.
ISBN 0804705208, 9780804705202, 0804705194, 9780804705196

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Subjects Ethnologie -- Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée.
Ethnology -- New Guinea.
Iatmul (Papua New Guinean people)
Iatmul (Peuple de Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée)
Naven (Iatmul rite)
New Guinea.
Rites and ceremonies -- New Guinea.
Rites and ceremonies.
Rites et cérémonies -- Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée.
Description xix, 312 pages illustrations 23 cm
Copyright Date 1958.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 302-303. Bibliographical footnotes).
Contents Methods of presentation -- The naven ceremonies -- The concepts of structure and function -- Cultural premises relevant to the wau--laua relationship -- Sorcery and vengeance -- Structural analysis of the wau-laua relationship -- The sociology of naven -- Problems and methods of approach -- The ethos of Iatmul culture : the men -- The ethos of Iatmul culture : the women -- Attitudes towards death -- The preferreed types -- Ethological contrast, competition and schismogenesis -- The expression of ethos in naven -- The eidos of Iatmul culture -- Epilogue 1936 -- Epilogue 1958.
Geographic Area New Guinea
Network Numbers (OCoLC)418829
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Bateson, Gregory, 1904-1980.
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