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Grass-clearing man

Paul Sillitoe

Grass-clearing man

a factional ethnography of life in the New Guinea Highlands

by Paul Sillitoe

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Published by Waveland Press in Long Grove, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wola (Papua New Guinean people),
  • Ethnology -- Papua New Guinea,
  • Papua New Guinea -- Social life and customs,
  • Papua New Guinea -- Civilization -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-200).

    StatementPaul Sillitoe, Jackie Sillitoe.
    ContributionsSillitoe, Jackie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDU740.42 .S543 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 200 p. :
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23713643M
    ISBN 101577666011
    ISBN 109781577666011
    LC Control Number2009284246

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