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The Flow of life : essays on eastern Indonesia / edited by James J. Fox ; contributors, Marie Jeanne Adams [and others].

; Adams, Monni
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1980.
ISBN 9780674306752, 0674306759

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Other Authors Adams, Monni.
Fox, James J., 1940-
Subjects Asia -- Lesser Sunda Islands.
Culturele antropologie.
Ethnologie -- Indonésie -- Sonde, Petites Îles de la.
Ethnologie -- Indonésie.
Ethnology -- Indonesia.
Ethnology -- Lesser Sunda Islands.
Ethnology.
Indonesia -- Social life and customs.
Indonesia.
Indonésie -- Moeurs et coutumes.
Lesser Sunda Islands -- Social life and customs.
Manners and customs.
Sonde, Petites Îles de la -- Moeurs et coutumes.
Series Harvard studies in cultural anthropology ; 2.
Description viii, 372 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Copyright Date 1980.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-365) and index.
Contents Introduction / James J. Fox -- [Marriage, alliance, and exchange] -- Principles and variations in the structure of Sumbanese society / Rodney Needham -- The marriage nexus among the Manggarai of West Flores / John L. Gordon -- Concordance, structure, and variation : considerations of alliance in Kedang / Robert H. Barnes -- Obligation and alliance : state structure and Moiety organization in Thie, Roti / Jame J. Fox -- The social organization of the Ema of Timor / Brigitte Clamagirand -- Descent, alliance, and exchange ideology among the Makassae of East Timor / Shepard Forman -- Notes on the meaning of marriage prestations among the Huaulu of Seram / Valerio Valeri -- [Systems of social and symbolic classification] -- The significance of livestock on Sumba / L. Onvlee -- Structural aspects of East Sumbanese art / Marie Jeanne Adams -- The order and significance of the Savunese House / N.L. Kana -- The symbolic classification of the Atoni of Timor / H.G. Schulte Nordholt -- Incursions upon Wehali : a modern history of an ancient empire / Gerard Francillon -- Boiled woman and broiled man : myths and agricultural rituals of the Bunaq of central Timor / Claudine Friedberg -- Mambai rituals of Black and White / Elizabeth Traube -- [Eastern Indonesia as field of ethnological study] -- The concept of the field of ethnological study / P.E. de Josselin de Jong -- Models and metaphors : comparative research in Eastern Indonesia / James J. Fox.
Geographic Area Indonesia
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5219640
(OCoLC)ocm05219640
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