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Title Social complexity in the making : a case study among the Arapesh of New Guinea / Donald Tuzin.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, ©2001.


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Description 1 online resource (xii, 159 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Arapesh (Papua New Guinean people) -- Social conditions.
Arapesh (Papua New Guinean people) -- Population.
Arapesh (Papua New Guinean people) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Social evolution.
Ilahita (Papua New Guinea) -- Social life and customs.
Papua New Guinea -- Ilahita.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of illustrations; Preface; Introduction; The setting; History; How Ilahita got big; Residence structures; The dual organization; The ritual road to hierarchy; Conclusion; Notes; Glossary; References; Index.
Summary A highly accessible ethnography which explains the history and evolution of Ilahita, an Arapesh-speaking village in New Guinea.
Other Title Print version: Tuzin, Donald F. Social complexity in the making. London ; New York : Routledge, ©2001 0415228980